Health Information in Connecticut

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Schools Offering Health Information Programs in Connecticut


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Connecticut students graduate with degrees in health information. That means an estimated 8 health information technicians graduate from Connecticut's 3 health information schools each year.

Top Schools

Lincoln College of New England, which is located in Southington, is the top-ranked school in Connecticut that has a health information program. It received a ranking of 86th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 3 students graduated from Lincoln College of New England's health information program. Students at Lincoln College of New England paid $18,950 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Connecticut with a health information program is Quinebaug Valley Community College, which is located in Danielson. In 2010, it was ranked 89th nationwide. In 2010, Quinebaug Valley Community College graduated 2 students from its health information program. Quinebaug Valley Community College charged in-state students $3,406 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Connecticut with a health information program is Gateway Community College, which is located in New Haven. In 2010, it was ranked 91st nationwide. Tuition at Gateway Community College was $3,406 per year.

Cost

Health information schools in Connecticut, charge students an average tuition of $8,587 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $18,950 per year, or as little as $3,406 per year. In 2010, the health information schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Connecticut were:

  1. Lincoln College of New England - located in Southington, students are charged $18,950 per year
  2. Quinebaug Valley Community College - located in Danielson, students are charged $3,406 per year
  3. Gateway Community College - located in New Haven, students are charged $3,406 per year

The health information schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Connecticut were:

  1. Quinebaug Valley Community College - located in Danielson, students are charged $3,406 per year
  2. Gateway Community College - located in New Haven, students are charged $3,406 per year
  3. Lincoln College of New England - located in Southington, students are charged $18,950 per year

A health information degree from a Connecticut school... what next?

A large number of Connecticut health information graduates become health information technicians. In 2010, there were 1,460 health information technicians working in Connecticut. In Connecticut, the largest numbers of health information technicians work in the following counties:

  1. Hartford County - 600 health information technicians
  2. Fairfield County - 350 health information technicians
  3. Middlesex County - 260 health information technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of health information technicians in Connecticut will grow by 8%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,740 health information technicians working in Connecticut.

Salary

On average, a health information technician earns a salary of $38,450 per year in Connecticut state. However, Connecticut health information technicians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $24,290 per year to more than $62,510 per year in 2010. On average a health information technician earns the most in the following Connecticut counties:

  1. Middlesex County - $41,310 per year
  2. New London County - $40,420 per year
  3. Hartford County - $38,650 per year

On average, health information technicians earns the least in the following Connecticut counties:

  1. Litchfield County - $34,070 per year
  2. Fairfield County - $38,480 per year
  3. Hartford County - $38,650 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Connecticut statistics regarding a career in health information. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as health science or medical coding.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Health Information in Connecticut
  • Certificate in Health Information in Connecticut

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,343 miles from location Gateway Community College New Haven CT 8.87725 n/a 6,847
5,298 miles from location Quinebaug Valley Community College Danielson CT 10.6065 n/a 2,110
5,348 miles from location Lincoln College of New England Southington CT 13.8677 n/a 779
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 1,460 $38,450 -1.4%
 

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