Health Information Schools In Nevada

Nevada has 5 accredited health information schools where health information faculty who teach health information classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of health information and health information training in Nevada, which includes health information training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Health Information
  • Bachelors degree in Health Information


Schools

  1. College of Southern Nevada

    6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146-1164

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  2. Western Nevada College

    2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, Nevada 89703-7399

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  3. University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus

    7455 W Washington Ave, Las Vegas, Nevada 89128-4340

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  4. University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus

    10345 Professional Cir, Ste 200, Reno, Nevada 89251-5862

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Health Information Employment

Nevada 1,340
National 176,090

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

Employment Growth for Health information professionals In Nevada

1,150 1,210 1,290 1,230 1,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nevada, the field of health information is growing. In Nevada, 190 more health information professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of health information professionals has grown by 17%. This is faster than the trend for health information professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of health information professionals has grown by 7% between 2006 and 2010.

Health Information VS. All Professions salaries in Nevada

$32,060 $34,000 $36,110 $35,850 $36,880
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Information
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Nevada, as the number of health information professionals is growing, the salaries earned by health information professionals are increasing. In 2006 health information professionals made a mean salary of $32,060 per year, and in 2010 they made $36,880 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health information professionals in Nevada

10th percentile
$22,380
25th percentile
$26,850
50th percentile
$33,640
75th percentile
$44,670
90th percentile
$56,800

Thus, there was a 13% growth in health information professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Nevada, 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 154%

Average Salaries for Health information professionals and related professions in Nevada

Health Information
$36,880
Health Information Management
$64,450
Health Science
$74,810
Information Systems
$90,190
Information Technology
$74,906
Medical Coding
$36,880

In Nevada, 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 Nevada

associate
3
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total5

The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited health information schools in Nevada is decreasing. In Nevada, there were 14 graduates in 2006. And there were 6 graduates from health information courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 57% percent decrease in the number of health information school degree or certificate graduates in Nevada. Most of these graduates, or 60%, earned a associate's degree in health information.

Health Information Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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