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Health Information Schools In Louisiana

In Louisiana, there are 7 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 Louisiana, which includes health information training at the following levels:


  1. Delgado Community College

    615 City Park Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

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  2. Louisiana State University Eunice

    2048 Johnson Hwy, Eunice, Louisiana 70535

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  3. Louisiana Tech University

    305 Wisteria, Ruston, Louisiana 71272

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Southern University at Shreveport

    3050 Martin Luther King Dr, Shreveport, Louisiana 71107

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of Phoenix-Louisiana Campus

    One Galleria Blvd. Suite 725, Metairie, Louisiana 70001-2082

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  6. Medvance Institute of Baton Rouge

    9255 Interline Avenue, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70809-1908

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  7. American Commercial College in Shreveport

    3014 Knight Street, Shreveport, Louisiana 71105

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Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Health Information Employment

Louisiana 2,470
National 176,090

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

Employment Growth for Health information professionals In Louisiana

2,270 2,350 2,370 2,470 2,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Health Information is a growing field in Louisiana. In 2010 there were 200 more health information professionals working in Louisiana than there were in 2006. Thus, in Louisiana, this field has grown by 9% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of health information professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of health information professionals has grown by 7% from 2006 to 2010.

Health Information VS. All Professions salaries in Louisiana

$24,270 $24,910 $26,970 $28,550 $29,120
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Information
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of health information professionals is growing, the salaries paid to health information professionals are increasing in Louisiana. The mean salary for health information professionals in 2006 was $24,270 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $29,120 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health information professionals in Louisiana

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Thus, health information professionals' salaries grew by 17% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Louisiana, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of health information. The pay differential between the highest paid health information professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 146%

Average Salaries for Health information professionals and related professions in Louisiana

Health Information
Health Information Management
Health Science
Information Systems
Information Technology
Medical Coding

In Louisiana, 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 Louisiana


The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited health information schools in Louisiana is decreasing. In 2006 there were 83 health information graduates from health information courses in Louisiana and in 2010 there were 77 graduates.

Thus there was a 7% percent decrease in the number of health information school degree or certificate graduates in Louisiana. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a undergraduate certificate in health information.

Health Information Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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