Health Information Schools In North Carolina

In North Carolina, there are 10 accredited schools where health information classes faculty can find employment. The trends in North Carolina's health information academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in health information includes health information training at the following levels:

  • Health Information Certificate
  • Associates degree in Health Information


Schools

  1. Brunswick Community College

    50 College Rd, Bolivia, North Carolina 28422-9021

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  2. Catawba Valley Community College

    2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, North Carolina 28602-0699

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  3. Central Piedmont Community College

    1201 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, North Carolina 28204

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  4. Davidson County Community College

    297 Davidson Community College Rd, Thomasville, North Carolina 27360-7385

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  5. Durham Technical Community College

    1637 Lawson St, Durham, North Carolina 27703-5023

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  6. Edgecombe Community College

    2009 W Wilson St, Tarboro, North Carolina 27886

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  7. McDowell Technical Community College

    54 College Drive, Marion, North Carolina 28752-8728

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  8. Pitt Community College

    1986 Pitt Tech Road, Winterville, North Carolina 28590

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  9. Richmond Community College

    1042 W Hamlet Ave, Hamlet, North Carolina 28345-1189

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  10. Southwestern Community College in Sylva

    447 College Dr, Sylva, North Carolina 28779

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Health Information Employment

North Carolina 5,110
National 176,090

Of all of the health information professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of North Carolina.

Employment Growth for Health information professionals In North Carolina

5,190 5,190 5,280 5,130 5,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of health information professionals is shrinking in North Carolina. There were 80 less health information professionals working in North Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in North Carolina, this field has shrunk by 2% in four years. This is slower 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 North Carolina

$27,120 $28,500 $29,540 $30,750 $32,300
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Information
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of health information professionals is declining, the salaries paid to health information professionals are increasing in North Carolina. The mean salary for health information professionals in 2006 was $27,120 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $32,300 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health information professionals in North Carolina

10th percentile
$20,660
25th percentile
$24,390
50th percentile
$29,560
75th percentile
$37,910
90th percentile
$50,200

Thus, there was a 16% growth in health information professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of health information, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid health information professionals earning 143% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in North Carolina state.

Average Salaries for Health information professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Health Information
$32,300
Health Information Management
$62,205
Health Science
$69,902
Information Systems
$100,145
Information Technology
$81,964
Medical Coding
$32,300

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

Educational Trends

Health Information programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina

associate
10
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
11
Total21

The number of students graduating from the 10 accredited health information schools in North Carolina is decreasing. In North Carolina, there were 151 graduates in 2006. And there were 125 graduates from health information courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of health information school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina by 17%. A majority of these graduates, or 52%, graduated with an undergraduate certificate in health information.

Health Information Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of health information faculty in North Carolina, growth in the field of health information academia and faculty salaries in North Carolina. If you are involved in teaching health information courses to students at the certificate in health information, and associates degree in health information levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future health information faculty in North Carolina. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see the data we have collected thus far.

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