Health Information Schools In Oregon

There are 4 accredited health information schools in Oregon for faculty who teach health information classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the health information academic community in Oregon, and the future trends in health information training at the following levels:

  • Health Information Certificate
  • Associates degree in Health Information


Schools

  1. Central Oregon Community College

    2600 NW College Way, Bend, Oregon 97701

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  2. Chemeketa Community College

    4000 Lancaster Dr NE, Salem, Oregon 97305

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  3. Lane Community College

    4000 E 30th Ave, Eugene, Oregon 97405-0640

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  4. Portland Community College

    12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97219-7132

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Health Information Employment

Oregon 2,680
National 176,090

Approximately 2% of the country's health information professionals work in Oregon state.

Employment Growth for Health information professionals In Oregon

2,290 2,430 2,650 2,770 2,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of health information professionals is growing in Oregon. In Oregon, 390 more health information professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 17% growth in the field. 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 Oregon

$30,240 $31,920 $33,560 $34,970 $35,970
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
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 Oregon. The mean salary for health information professionals in 2006 was $30,240 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $35,970 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health information professionals in Oregon

10th percentile
$23,390
25th percentile
$27,720
50th percentile
$34,370
75th percentile
$43,400
90th percentile
$51,220

This represents a 16% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Oregon, 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 119%

Average Salaries for Health information professionals and related professions in Oregon

Health Information
$35,970
Health Information Management
$67,585
Health Science
$67,305
Information Systems
$98,265
Information Technology
$79,773
Medical Coding
$35,970

In Oregon, 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 Oregon

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total6

The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited health information schools in Oregon is increasing. In 2006, 55 students graduated from health information courses in Oregon. And in 2010, 118 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of health information school degree or certificate graduates in Oregon by 115%. A majority of these graduates, or 67%, graduated with an undergraduate certificate in health information.

Health Information Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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