Health Information Schools
In La Plata, Maryland

The city of La Plata has only one school where health information faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in health information in the city of La Plata, which encompasses health information training at the health information certificate level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

La Plata Vs. Maryland Health Information Employment

La Plata 1,630
Maryland 3,130

Exactly 1,630 of Maryland's 3,130 health information professionals work in La Plata. Between 2006 and 2010, in La Plata, there has been a 19% decline in the number of health information professionals. As the employment for health information professionals in La Plata has decreased, overall employment in La Plata has increased.

La Plata Vs. Maryland Health Information employment growth

2,520 2,400 2,590 2,580 3,130
2,010 1,930 1,910 1,540 1,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maryland
  • Dark Yellow: La Plata

Health Information VS. All professions salaries in La Plata

$36,860 $37,710 $40,580 $40,650 $42,090
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Information in La Plata
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in La Plata

As the number of health information professionals in La Plata has shrunk, salaries for health information professionals have increased. In 2010 health information professionals in La Plata reportedly earned an average salary of $42,090 per year. The average salary for health information professionals in La Plata was $36,860 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in La Plata.

Salary percentiles for Health information professionals in La Plata

10th percentile
$26,250
25th percentile
$31,340
50th percentile
$39,210
75th percentile
$50,680
90th percentile
$63,360

Health information professionals in La Plata make a median yearly salary of $39,210. The 10% of health information professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,250 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $63,360 per year.

Average Salaries for Health information professionals and related professions in La Plata

Medical Coding
$42,090
Health Information
$42,090
Health Information Management
$71,775
Health Science
$81,012
Information Technology
$120,135
Information Systems
$140,200

Health information professional salaries in La Plata are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Health Information schools in La Plata

1

There is only one accredited health information school in the city. Many of La Plata's health information professionals are graduates of this school.

Health Information Programs Offered In La Plata

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total1

La Plata's health information school offers one health information degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Health Information Degrees In La Plata

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
6
Total6

In 2010 approximately 6 students graduated from health information courses.

Health Information Faculty Salaries in La Plata, Maryland

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