Health Information Schools
In Tacoma, Washington

The city of Tacoma has only one school where health information faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of health information and health information education in Tacoma, which includes health information training at the following levels:

  • Health Information Certificate
  • Associates degree in Health Information


Statistics

Professional Trends

Tacoma Vs. Washington Health Information Employment

Tacoma 650
Washington 4,920

Of the 4,920 health information professionals employed in Washington State, 650 work in Tacoma. Between 2006 and 2010, in Tacoma, there has been a 20% growth in the number of health information professionals. As the employment for health information professionals in Tacoma has increased, overall employment in Tacoma has also increased.

Tacoma Vs. Washington Health Information employment growth

4,800 4,540 4,470 4,470 4,920
540 580 510 560 650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Tacoma

Health Information VS. All professions salaries in Tacoma

$34,530 $34,630 $35,820 $35,670 $37,080
$40,140 $41,570 $43,330 $44,480 $45,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Information in Tacoma
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tacoma

As the number of health information professionals in Tacoma has grown, salaries for health information professionals have also increased. Tacoma health information professionals made $37,080 per year, on average, in 2010. Health information professionals in Tacoma made a yearly average salary of $34,530, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of health information professionals in Tacoma is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Health information professionals in Tacoma

10th percentile
$25,560
25th percentile
$29,780
50th percentile
$34,840
75th percentile
$42,510
90th percentile
$53,390

Health information professionals in Tacoma earn a median salary of $34,840 per year. The difference in pay between the health information professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 109%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,560 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $53,390 per year.

Average Salaries for Health information professionals and related professions in Tacoma

Medical Coding
$37,080
Health Information
$37,080
Health Science
$72,212
Health Information Management
$77,080
Information Technology
$89,345
Information Systems
$101,330

Tacoma 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 Tacoma

1

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

Health Information Programs Offered In Tacoma

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total3

Tacoma's health information schools offer 3 health information degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Health Information Degrees In Tacoma

associate
11
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
10
Total21

In 2010 approximately 21 students graduated from health information courses.

Health Information Faculty Salaries in Tacoma, Washington

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