Health Information Schools
In New Orleans, Louisiana

The city of New Orleans has only one school where health information faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of health information and health information education in New Orleans, which includes health information training at the following levels:

  • Health Information Certificate
  • Associates degree in Health Information


Statistics

Professional Trends

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Health Information Employment

New Orleans 570
Louisiana 2,470

Exactly 570 of the 2,470 health information professionals employed in Louisiana, work in New Orleans. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of health information professionals in New Orleans has grown by 68%. As the employment for health information professionals in New Orleans has increased, overall employment in New Orleans has also increased.

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Health Information employment growth

2,270 2,350 2,370 2,470 2,470
340 350 460 590 570
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: New Orleans

Health Information VS. All professions salaries in New Orleans

$25,940 $26,590 $29,950 $32,030 $32,210
$35,650 $36,640 $37,990 $39,210 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Information in New Orleans
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Orleans

As the number of health information professionals in New Orleans has grown, salaries for health information professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $32,210 per year was earned by health information professionals in New Orleans. Four years earlier in 2006, health information professionals in New Orleans made an average salary of $25,940 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in New Orleans.

Salary percentiles for Health information professionals in New Orleans

10th percentile
$22,020
25th percentile
$25,980
50th percentile
$30,060
75th percentile
$37,590
90th percentile
$45,830

Health information professionals in New Orleans earn a median salary of $30,060 per year. The 10% of health information professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $22,020 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $45,830 per year.

Average Salaries for Health information professionals and related professions in New Orleans

Medical Coding
$32,210
Health Information
$32,210
Health Information Management
$62,040
Health Science
$64,263
Information Technology
$86,000
Information Systems
$89,880

New Orleans health information professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Health Information schools in New Orleans

1

Many of New Orleans' health information professionals are graduates of the only accredited health information school in the city.

Health Information Programs Offered In New Orleans

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

New Orleans' health information schools offer 2 health information degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Health Information Degrees In New Orleans

associate
7
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
9
Total16

In 2010 approximately 16 students graduated from health information courses.

Health Information Faculty Salaries in New Orleans, Louisiana

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