Health Information Schools In Montana

Montana has is only one accredited health information school where health information faculty who teach health information classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the health information academic community in Montana, and the future trends in health information training at the health information certificate level.


Schools

  1. Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology

    2100 16th Ave S, Great Falls, Montana 59405

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Montana Vs. National Health Information Employment

Montana 850
National 176,090

Of all of the health information professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Montana.

Employment Growth for Health information professionals In Montana

780 780 820 780 850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Health Information is a growing field in Montana. There were 70 more health information professionals working in Montana in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of health information has grown by 9% in Montana. This growth is faster 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 Montana

$26,960 $28,790 $30,200 $30,800 $30,770
$36,004 $38,366 $39,610 $41,917 $43,181
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Information
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of health information professionals is growing, the salaries paid to health information professionals are increasing in Montana. Health information professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $26,960 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $30,770 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Health information professionals in Montana

10th percentile
$20,760
25th percentile
$23,660
50th percentile
$29,130
75th percentile
$36,070
90th percentile
$43,130

Thus, there was a 12% growth in health information professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Montana, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of health information. The pay differential between the highest paid health information professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 108%

Average Salaries for Health information professionals and related professions in Montana

Health Information
$30,770
Health Information Management
$52,205
Health Science
$63,604
Information Systems
$79,835
Information Technology
$60,534
Medical Coding
$30,770

In Montana, health information professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total1

As the number of health information professionals is increasing in Montana state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited health information school in Montana state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 20 health information graduates from health information courses in Montana and in 2010 there were 5 graduates.

Thus there was a 75% percent decrease in the number of health information school degree or certificate graduates in Montana. 100% of these graduates received an undergraduate certificate in health information.

Health Information Faculty Salaries in Montana

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