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Health Information Schools In Virginia

There are 7 accredited health information schools in Virginia for faculty who teach health information classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in health information in the state of Virginia, which encompasses health information training at the following levels:


  1. Sanz School

    6182 Arlington Boulevard, Falls Church, Virginia 22044

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  2. National College-Salem

    1813 E Main St, Salem, Virginia 24153

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  3. Northern Virginia Community College

    4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd, Annandale, Virginia 22003-3796

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  4. Tidewater Community College

    121 College Place, Norfolk, Virginia 23510

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  5. Virginia Highlands Community College

    100 VHCC Drive, Abingdon, Virginia 24212-0828

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  6. University of Phoenix-Northern Virginia Campus

    11730 Plaza America Dr Ste 200, Reston, Virginia 20190-4750

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  7. University of Phoenix-Richmond Campus

    6600 W Broad St, Richmond, Virginia 23230-1709

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Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Health Information Employment

Virginia 3,740
National 176,090

Of all of the health information professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Virginia.

Employment Growth for Health information professionals In Virginia

3,280 3,380 3,540 3,500 3,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Virginia, the field of health information is growing. There were 460 more health information professionals working in Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 14% growth in the field. 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 Virginia

$31,690 $32,730 $34,960 $34,540 $35,200
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Information
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Virginia, as the number of health information professionals is growing, the salaries earned by health information professionals are increasing. The mean salary for health information professionals in 2006 was $31,690 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $35,200 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health information professionals in Virginia

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This represents a 10% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Virginia state, within the field of health information, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid health information professionals earn 147% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Health information professionals and related professions in Virginia

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

In Virginia, health information professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Health Information programs available for each degree type for all schools in Virginia


As the number of health information professionals is increasing in Virginia state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited health information schools in Virginia state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 22 health information graduates from health information courses in Virginia and in 2010 there were 74 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of health information school degree or certificate graduates in Virginia by 236%. A majority of these graduates, or 57%, graduated with an associate's degree in health information.

Health Information Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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