Health Information Schools In Massachusetts

Health Information classes faculty can choose to work at one of 7 accredited health information schools in Massachusetts. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the health information academic community in Massachusetts, and the future trends in health information training at the following levels:

  • Health Information Certificate
  • Associates degree in Health Information


Schools

  1. Bristol Community College

    777 Elsbree St, Fall River, Massachusetts 02720-7395

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  2. Laboure College

    2120 Dorchester Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02124-5698

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  3. Fisher College

    118 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116

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  4. Holyoke Community College

    303 Homestead Ave, Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040

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  5. Gibbs College-Boston

    126 Newbury Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116

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  6. Massachusetts Bay Community College

    50 Oakland St, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts 02481-5399

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  7. Northern Essex Community College

    100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, Massachusetts 01830-2399

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Health Information Employment

Massachusetts 5,710
National 176,090

Of all of the health information professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Massachusetts.

Employment Growth for Health information professionals In Massachusetts

5,530 5,580 5,690 5,800 5,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of health information professionals is growing in Massachusetts. There were 180 more health information professionals working in Massachusetts in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of health information has grown by 3% in Massachusetts. This growth is slower than the national trend for health information professionals which shows a 7% increase in the number of health information professionals working around the nation.

Health Information VS. All Professions salaries in Massachusetts

$32,320 $33,850 $36,680 $39,310 $40,230
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Information
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Massachusetts, as the number of health information professionals is growing, the salaries earned by health information professionals are increasing. The mean salary for health information professionals in 2006 was $32,320 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $40,230 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health information professionals in Massachusetts

10th percentile
$24,920
25th percentile
$29,580
50th percentile
$37,340
75th percentile
$47,340
90th percentile
$60,500

Thus, there was a 20% growth in health information professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of health information, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid health information professionals earning 143% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Massachusetts state.

Average Salaries for Health information professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

Health Information
$40,230
Health Information Management
$76,450
Health Science
$76,522
Information Systems
$111,545
Information Technology
$90,161
Medical Coding
$40,230

In Massachusetts, health information professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Health Information programs available for each degree type for all schools in Massachusetts

associate
4
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total8

The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited health information schools in Massachusetts is decreasing. In Massachusetts, there were 103 graduates in 2006. And there were 54 graduates from health information courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of health information school degree or certificate graduates in Massachusetts by 48%. 50% of these graduates received an associate's degree in health information.

Health Information Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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