Health Information Schools
In Ruston, Louisiana

In Ruston, there is only one health information school where health information faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in health information in the city of Ruston, which encompasses health information training at the health information associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Ruston Vs. Louisiana Health Information Employment

Ruston 80
Louisiana 2,470

Exactly 80 of the 2,470 health information professionals employed in Louisiana, work in Ruston. There has been a 53% decline in the number of health information professionals in Ruston between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Ruston has also decreased.

Ruston Vs. Louisiana Health Information employment growth

2,270 2,350 2,370 2,470 2,470
170 170 110 No data 80
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Ruston

Health Information VS. All professions salaries in Ruston

$21,540 $21,500 $24,140 No data $27,860
$28,130 $29,380 $30,820 No data $33,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Information in Ruston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ruston

In Ruston, salaries for health information professionals have increased. In 2010 health information professionals in Ruston reportedly earned an average salary of $27,860 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for health information professionals in Ruston was $21,540 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Ruston.

Salary percentiles for Health information professionals in Ruston

10th percentile
$16,800
25th percentile
$20,210
50th percentile
$25,860
75th percentile
$31,920
90th percentile
$42,610

Health information professionals make a median salary of $25,860 per year in Ruston. The difference in pay between the health information professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 154%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $16,800 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $42,610 per year.

Average Salaries for Health information professionals and related professions in Ruston

Medical Coding
$27,860
Health Information
$27,860
Health Information Management
$54,220
Health Science
$59,051
Information Systems
$59,330
Information Technology
$59,330

Ruston 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 Ruston

1

There is only one accredited health information school in the city. Many of Ruston's health information professionals are graduates of this school.

Health Information Programs Offered In Ruston

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in health information offered by Ruston's health information school.

Student Completed Health Information Degrees In Ruston

associate
7
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total7

In 2010 approximately 7 students completed health information courses.

Health Information Faculty Salaries in Ruston, Louisiana

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