Health Information Schools In South Carolina

South Carolina has 9 accredited health information schools where health information faculty who teach health information classes can find employment. The trends in South 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
  • Bachelors degree in Health Information


Schools

  1. Aiken Technical College

    2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville, South Carolina 29829

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  2. Florence-Darlington Technical College

    2715 W. Lucas Street, Florence, South Carolina 29501

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  3. Greenville Technical College

    620 S Pleasantburg Dr, Greenville, South Carolina 29607-2418

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  4. Horry-Georgetown Technical College

    2050 Highway 501 East, Conway, South Carolina 29526

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  5. Midlands Technical College

    1260 Lexington Drive, West Columbia, South Carolina 29170-2176

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  6. Central Carolina Technical College

    506 N Guignard Dr, Sumter, South Carolina 29150-2499

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  7. Trident Technical College

    7000 Rivers Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29423-8067

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  8. University of Phoenix-Columbia Campus

    1001 Pinnacle Point Dr Ste 200, Columbia, South Carolina 29223-5727

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  9. Virginia College-Columbia

    7201 Two Notch Rd Suite 1000, Columbia, South Carolina 29223

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Statistics

Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Health Information Employment

South Carolina 2,250
National 176,090

Of all of the health information professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of South Carolina.

Employment Growth for Health information professionals In South Carolina

2,340 2,010 2,070 2,270 2,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Health Information is a shrinking field in South Carolina. There were 90 less health information professionals working in South Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in South Carolina, this field has shrunk by 4% in four years. This decline is slower than the national trend for health information professionals which shows a 7% increase in the number of health information professionals working around the nation.

Health Information VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$27,620 $27,350 $30,990 $31,770 $32,660
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
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 South Carolina. In 2006 health information professionals made a mean salary of $27,620 per year, and in 2010 they made $32,660 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health information professionals in South Carolina

10th percentile
$20,670
25th percentile
$23,680
50th percentile
$28,770
75th percentile
$38,030
90th percentile
$51,550

Thus, health information professionals' salaries grew by 15% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In South Carolina state, within the field of health information, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid health information professionals earn 149% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

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

Health Information
$32,660
Health Information Management
$57,110
Health Science
$58,629
Information Systems
$81,775
Information Technology
$67,509
Medical Coding
$32,660

Health information professionals in South 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 South Carolina

associate
4
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
7
Total12

As the number of health information professionals is decreasing in South Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 9 accredited health information schools in South Carolina state is increasing. In 2006, 74 students graduated from health information courses in South Carolina. And in 2010, 84 students graduated.

This represents a 14% increase in the number of health information degree or certificate school graduates in South Carolina state. Most of these graduates, or 58%, earned a undergraduate certificate in health information.

Health Information Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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