Health Information Management in Alabama

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Schools Offering Health Information Management Programs in Alabama


Around 0.0% of Alabama's graduates graduate from health information management degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 37 health information managers graduate from Alabama's 2 health information management schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Alabama that has a health information management program is University of Alabama at Birmingham. University of Alabama at Birmingham, which was ranked 72nd in the country in 2010, is located in Birmingham. In 2010, 23 students graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham's health information management program. The tuition rate at University of Alabama at Birmingham was $5,806 per year.

Alabama State University, which was ranked 81st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Alabama that has a health information management program. It is located in Montgomery. In 2010, 14 students graduated from Alabama State University health information management program. The tuition rate at Alabama State University was $7,164 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Alabama health information management school, average tuition will be $6,485 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $5,806 per year to $7,164 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Alabama health information management schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Alabama State University - located in Montgomery, students are charged $7,164 per year
  2. University of Alabama at Birmingham - located in Birmingham, students are charged $5,806 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Alabama health information management schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Alabama at Birmingham - located in Birmingham, students are charged $5,806 per year
  2. Alabama State University - located in Montgomery, students are charged $7,164 per year

A health information management degree from an Alabama school... what next?

Most people who graduate from health information management school in Alabama go on to work as a health information manager. If you decide to work as a health information manager in Alabama, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 2,160 Alabama health information managers as of 2010. The Alabama counties with the largest populations of health information managers are:

  1. Bibb County - 680 health information managers
  2. Mobile County - 240 health information managers
  3. Autauga County - 190 health information managers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of health information managers in Alabama will grow by 11%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 2,930 health information managers working in Alabama.

Salary

A health information manager in Alabama makes an average of $89,420 per year. But, salaries for health information managers can vary. In 2010, health information managers made as little as less than $38,690 per year or as much as more than $160,400 per year in Alabama. The following counties in Alabama have the highest average salaries for health information managers:

  1. Geneva County - $108,390 per year
  2. Mobile County - $103,030 per year
  3. Bibb County - $95,580 per year

The Alabama counties with the lowest average salary for health information managers are:

  1. Cullman County - $75,040 per year
  2. Limestone County - $76,200 per year
  3. Chambers County - $76,300 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in health information management in Alabama and to compare salaries with various related fields such as health information management or medical coding, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Management in Alabama

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,040 miles from location University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham AL 27.7966 41% 16,874
6,009 miles from location Alabama State University Montgomery AL 19.3684 35% 5,564
 

Curious what studying Health Information Management gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Alabama

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 2,820 $29,210 -2.1%
2
Medical and Health Services Managers + 2,160 $89,420 -23.4%
 

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