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Schools Offering Health Information Programs in Nevada


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Nevada receive health information degrees every year. Thus, Nevada's 6 health information schools put out approximately 6 health information technicians each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Nevada with a health information program is Career College of Northern Nevada, which is located in Sparks. In 2010, it was ranked 71st nationwide. In 2010, Career College of Northern Nevada graduated no students from its health information program.

The second-ranked school in Nevada that has a health information program is Great Basin College. Great Basin College, which was ranked 82nd in the country in 2010, is located in Elko. The tuition rate at Great Basin College was $2,243 per year.

University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus, which was ranked 82nd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Nevada that has a health information program. It is located in Las Vegas. Tuition at University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus was $10,500 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Nevada's health information schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $4,622 per year, though tuition can range from $10,500 per year to $2,243 per year. In 2010, the health information schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Nevada were:

  1. University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $10,500 per year
  2. University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus - located in Reno, students are charged $10,500 per year
  3. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year

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

  1. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year
  2. Great Basin College - located in Elko, students are charged $2,243 per year
  3. Western Nevada College - located in Carson City, students are charged $2,243 per year

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

Most people who graduate from health information school in Nevada go on to work as a health information technician. If you decide to work as a health information technician in Nevada, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,340 Nevada health information technicians as of 2010. The Nevada counties with the largest populations of health information technicians are:

  1. Clark County - 970 health information technicians
  2. Pinal County - 220 health information technicians
  3. Elko County - 60 health information technicians

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 1,540 health information technicians will be working in Nevada state. This would require the number of health information technicians to grow by 23%.

Salary

A health information technician in Nevada makes an average of $36,880 per year. However, this number is only an average. health information technicians in Nevada had varying salaries from $22,010 to $57,440 per year in 2010. On average a health information technician earns the most in the following Nevada counties:

  1. Carson City County - $39,020 per year
  2. Pinal County - $38,070 per year
  3. Clark County - $37,000 per year

The following counties in Nevada have the lowest average salaries for health information technicians:

  1. Churchill County - $31,000 per year
  2. Elko County - $33,310 per year
  3. Clark County - $37,000 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Nevada 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 Nevada

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,617 miles from location College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas NV 8.76905 n/a 42,108
7,792 miles from location Western Nevada College Carson City NV 8.29894 n/a 5,229
7,553 miles from location Great Basin College Elko NV 17.5004 n/a 3,647
7,618 miles from location University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus Las Vegas NV 9.57374 n/a 2,758
7,785 miles from location University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus Reno NV 4.32148 n/a 595
7,782 miles from location Career College of Northern Nevada Sparks NV 29.3303 100% 536
 

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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 + 1,340 $36,880 28.8%
 

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