Health Information Schools In Pennsylvania

Health Information classes faculty can choose to work at one of 15 accredited health information schools in Pennsylvania. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of health information and health information training in Pennsylvania, which includes health information training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Community College of Allegheny County

    800 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15233-1895

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  2. Bidwell Training Center Inc

    1815 Metropolitan St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15233

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  3. Douglas Education Center

    130 7th St, Monessen, Pennsylvania 15062

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  4. Gwynedd Mercy College

    1325 Sumneytown Pike, Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania 19437-0901

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  5. Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg

    1 HACC Dr., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-2999

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  6. Lehigh Carbon Community College

    4525 Education Park Dr, Schnecksville, Pennsylvania 18078-2598

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  7. Erie Business Center-South

    170 Cascade Galleria, New Castle, Pennsylvania 16101-3950

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  8. Community College of Philadelphia

    1700 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130-3991

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  9. Prism Career Institute

    7900 W Chester Pke, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania 19082-1917

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  10. Laurel Technical Institute

    200 Sterling Avenue, Sharon, Pennsylvania 16146

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  11. South Hills School of Business & Technology

    480 Waupelani Dr, State College, Pennsylvania 16801-4516

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  12. Tri-State Business Institute

    5757 W 26th St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16506-1013

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  13. Lancaster County Career and Technology Center

    1730 Hans Herr Dr, Willow Street, Pennsylvania 17584

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  14. McCann School of Business and Technology

    2650 Woodglen Road, Pottsville, Pennsylvania 17901

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  15. DeVry University-Pennsylvania

    1140 Virginia Dr, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania 19034-3204

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Health Information Employment

Pennsylvania 7,470
National 176,090

Approximately 4% of the country's health information professionals work in Pennsylvania state.

Employment Growth for Health information professionals In Pennsylvania

7,460 7,620 7,560 8,070 7,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Health Information is a growing field in Pennsylvania. In 2010 there were 10 more health information professionals working in Pennsylvania than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of health information professionals has grown by 0%. This growth is slower 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 Pennsylvania

$30,470 $31,050 $31,410 $32,150 $33,310
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Information
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Pennsylvania, 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 $30,470 per year, and in 2010 they made $33,310 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health information professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$21,090
25th percentile
$24,570
50th percentile
$30,340
75th percentile
$39,770
90th percentile
$50,410

Thus, health information professionals' salaries grew by 9% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Pennsylvania state, within the field of health information, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid health information professionals earn 139% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Health information professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Health Information
$33,310
Health Information Management
$61,065
Health Science
$68,376
Information Systems
$101,250
Information Technology
$80,981
Medical Coding
$33,310

In Pennsylvania, health information professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
10
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
5
Total16

The number of students graduating from the 15 accredited health information schools in Pennsylvania is decreasing. In Pennsylvania, there were 147 graduates in 2006. And there were 106 graduates from health information courses in 2010.

This represents a 28% decrease in the number of health information degree or certificate school graduates in Pennsylvania state. 63% of these graduates received a associate's degree in health information.

Health Information Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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