Health Information Schools In Nebraska

Health Information classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited health information schools in Nebraska. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of health information and health information training in Nebraska, which includes health information training at the following levels:

  • Health Information Certificate
  • Associates degree in Health Information


  1. Central Community College

    3134 West Hwy 34, Grand Island, Nebraska 68802-4903

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Western Nebraska Community College

    1601 E 27th St, Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361-1899

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Health Information Employment

Nebraska 1,520
National 176,090

Of all of the health information professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Nebraska state.

Employment Growth for Health information professionals In Nebraska

1,750 1,780 1,770 1,810 1,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nebraska, the field of health information is shrinking. 230 less health information professionals were working in Nebraska in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of health information has shrunk by 13% in Nebraska. This decline is faster 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 Nebraska

$28,330 $29,920 $30,950 $32,180 $34,320
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Information
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by health information professionals is increasing in Nebraska. In 2006 health information professionals made a mean salary of $28,330 per year, and in 2010 they made $34,320 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health information professionals in Nebraska

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, health information professionals' salaries grew by 17% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 131% pay differential between the highest paid health information professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of health information in Nebraska.

Average Salaries for Health information professionals and related professions in Nebraska

Health Information
Health Information Management
Health Science
Information Systems
Information Technology
Medical Coding

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited health information schools in Nebraska is decreasing. In Nebraska, there were 66 graduates in 2006. And there were 42 graduates from health information courses in 2010.

This represents a 36% decrease in the number of health information degree or certificate school graduates in Nebraska state. Most of these graduates, or 60%, earned an undergraduate certificate in health information.

Health Information Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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