Health Information Schools
In West Columbia, South Carolina

There is only one health information school in West Columbia for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the health information academic community in West Columbia, and the future trends. Academia in health information includes health information training at the following levels:

  • Health Information Certificate
  • Associates degree in Health Information


Statistics

Professional Trends

West Columbia Vs. South Carolina Health Information Employment

West Columbia 520
South Carolina 2,250

Of the 2,250 health information professionals employed in South Carolina, 520 work in West Columbia. As the number of health information professionals in West Columbia has increased, overall employment in West Columbia has also increased.

West Columbia Vs. South Carolina Health Information employment growth

2,340 2,010 2,070 2,270 2,250
No data 370 400 410 520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: West Columbia

Health Information VS. All professions salaries in West Columbia

No data $29,880 $32,000 $32,940 $37,460
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Information in West Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in West Columbia

West Columbia health information professionals made $37,460 per year, on average, in 2010. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in West Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Health information professionals in West Columbia

10th percentile
$22,290
25th percentile
$26,370
50th percentile
$34,870
75th percentile
$46,440
90th percentile
$58,540

Health information professionals in West Columbia make a median yearly salary of $34,870. The difference in pay between the health information professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 163%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $22,290 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $58,540 per year.

Average Salaries for Health information professionals and related professions in West Columbia

Medical Coding
$37,460
Health Information
$37,460
Health Information Management
$59,940
Health Science
$66,437
Information Technology
$86,690
Information Systems
$100,900

Health information professional salaries in West Columbia are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Health Information schools in West Columbia

1

Many of West Columbia's health information professionals are graduates of the only accredited health information school in the city.

Health Information Programs Offered In West Columbia

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

West Columbia's health information schools offer 2 health information degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Health Information Degrees In West Columbia

associate
10
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
24
Total34

Approximately 34 students completed health information courses in 2010.

Health Information Faculty Salaries in West Columbia, South Carolina

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