Health Information Schools In Tennessee

In Tennessee, there are 15 accredited schools where health information classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of health information and health information training in Tennessee, which includes health information training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Chattanooga State Community College

    4501 Amnicola Hwy, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37406-1097

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  2. Dyersburg State Community College

    1510 Lake Rd, Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024-2411

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  3. Chattanooga College Medical Dental and Technical Careers

    3805 Brainerd Rd, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37411-3742

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  4. Tennessee Technology Center at Harriman

    1745 Harriman Highway, Harriman, Tennessee 37748-5849

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  5. Nashville State Community College

    120 White Bridge Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-4515

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  6. Roane State Community College

    276 Patton Lane, Harriman, Tennessee 37748

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  7. Tennessee Technology Center at Oneida-Huntsville

    355 Scott High Drive, Huntsville, Tennessee 37756-4149

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  8. Fountainhead College of Technology

    3203 Tazewell Pke, Knoxville, Tennessee 37918

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  9. Volunteer State Community College

    1480 Nashville Pike, Gallatin, Tennessee 37066-3188

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  10. Walters State Community College

    500 South Davy Crockett Parkway, Morristown, Tennessee 37813-6899

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  11. National College of Business and Technology-Nashville

    1638 Bell Road, Nashville, Tennessee 37211

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  12. Medvance Institute-Cookeville

    1025 Highway 111, Cookeville, Tennessee 38501-4305

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  13. University of Phoenix-Memphis Campus

    65 Germantown Ct Ste 100, Cordova, Tennessee 38018-7290

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  14. University of Phoenix-Chattanooga Campus

    1208 Pointe Centre Dr, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37421-3983

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  15. MedVance Institute-Nashville

    3354 Perimeter Hill Drive, Suite 105, Nashville, Tennessee 37211

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Health Information Employment

Tennessee 3,310
National 176,090

Of all of the health information professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Tennessee state.

Employment Growth for Health information professionals In Tennessee

3,420 3,490 3,140 3,060 3,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Tennessee, the field of health information is shrinking. In 2010 there were 110 less health information professionals working in Tennessee than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of health information professionals has shrunk by 3%. This is slower than the trend for health information professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of health information professionals has grown by 7% between 2006 and 2010.

Health Information VS. All Professions salaries in Tennessee

$26,460 $27,870 $30,010 $30,710 $31,000
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Information
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to health information professionals are growing in Tennessee. In 2006 health information professionals made a mean salary of $26,460 per year, and in 2010 they made $31,000 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health information professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$19,620
25th percentile
$23,060
50th percentile
$28,760
75th percentile
$37,170
90th percentile
$46,970

This represents a 15% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of health information, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid health information professionals earning 139% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Tennessee state.

Average Salaries for Health information professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Health Information
$31,000
Health Information Management
$55,020
Health Science
$61,510
Information Systems
$80,745
Information Technology
$68,924
Medical Coding
$31,000

In Tennessee, 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 Tennessee

associate
7
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
9
Total18

As the number of health information professionals is decreasing in Tennessee state, the number of students graduating from the 15 accredited health information schools in Tennessee state is increasing. In 2006, 223 students graduated from health information courses in Tennessee. And in 2010, 331 students graduated.

This represents a 48% increase in the number of health information degree or certificate school graduates in Tennessee state. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned a undergraduate certificate in health information.

Health Information Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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