Health Information Schools In Mississippi

Mississippi has 4 accredited health information schools where health information faculty who teach health information classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in health information in the state of Mississippi, which encompasses health information training at the health information associates degree level.


Schools

  1. Hinds Community College

    505 East Main Street, Raymond, Mississippi 39154

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  2. Itawamba Community College

    602 W Hill St, Fulton, Mississippi 38843-1099

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  3. Meridian Community College

    910 Hwy 19 N, Meridian, Mississippi 39307-5801

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  4. Southwest Mississippi Community College

    1156 College Dr, Summit, Mississippi 39666-0000

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Health Information Employment

Mississippi 2,020
National 176,090

Of all of the health information professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Mississippi.

Employment Growth for Health information professionals In Mississippi

2,160 2,180 2,180 2,250 2,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Mississippi, health information is a shrinking field. 140 less health information professionals were working in Mississippi in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of health information professionals has shrunk by 6%. This decline is slower than the change in the number of health information professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of health information professionals has grown by 7% from 2006 to 2010.

Health Information VS. All Professions salaries in Mississippi

$25,670 $26,260 $26,850 $26,460 $27,230
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Information
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Mississippi, as the number of health information professionals is declining, the salaries earned by health information professionals are increasing. In 2006 health information professionals made a mean salary of $25,670 per year, and in 2010 they made $27,230 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health information professionals in Mississippi

10th percentile
$16,870
25th percentile
$19,460
50th percentile
$24,760
75th percentile
$32,560
90th percentile
$41,880

This represents a growth in salaries of 6%. 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 148% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Mississippi state.

Average Salaries for Health information professionals and related professions in Mississippi

Health Information
$27,230
Health Information Management
$52,065
Health Science
$62,302
Information Systems
$66,975
Information Technology
$59,462
Medical Coding
$27,230

Health information professionals in Mississippi earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
4
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

As the number of health information professionals is decreasing in Mississippi state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited health information schools in Mississippi state is increasing. In 2006, 26 students graduated from health information courses in Mississippi. And in 2010, 35 students graduated.

Thus there was a 35% percent increase in the number of health information school degree or certificate graduates in Mississippi. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with an associate's degree in health information.

Health Information Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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