Health Information in South Dakota

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Schools Offering Health Information Programs in South Dakota


Each year, approximately 0.0% of South Dakota graduates receive degrees in health information. In other words, every year an estimated 8 health information technicians graduate from South Dakota's 4 health information schools.

Top Schools

National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension, which was ranked 72nd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in South Dakota that has a health information program. It is located in Ellsworth AFB. In 2010, no students graduated from National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension's health information program. Students at National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension paid $6,800 per year in tuition fees.

Dakota State University, which was ranked 76th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in South Dakota that has a health information program. It is located in Madison. 8 students graduated with degree in health information from Dakota State University in 2010. Dakota State University charged in-state students $6,455 in tuition fees per year.

National American University-Rapid City, which was ranked 76th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in South Dakota that has a health information program. It is located in Rapid City. In 2010, National American University-Rapid City graduated 0 students from its health information programs. National American University-Rapid City charged in-state students $12,038 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a South Dakota health information school, average tuition will be $9,272 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $6,455 per year to $12,038 per year. In 2010, the following South Dakota health information schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. National American University-Rapid City - located in Rapid City, students are charged $12,038 per year
  2. National American University-Sioux Falls - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $11,795 per year
  3. National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension - located in Ellsworth AFB, students are charged $6,800 per year

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

  1. Dakota State University - located in Madison, students are charged $6,455 per year
  2. National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension - located in Ellsworth AFB, students are charged $6,800 per year
  3. National American University-Sioux Falls - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $11,795 per year

A health information degree from a South Dakota school... what next?

A large number of South Dakota health information graduates become health information technicians. If you decide to work as a health information technician in South Dakota, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 970 South Dakota health information technicians as of 2010. In South Dakota, the largest numbers of health information technicians work in the following counties:

  1. Lincoln County - 390 health information technicians
  2. Beadle County - 240 health information technicians
  3. Meade County - 170 health information technicians

Salary

A health information technician in South Dakota makes an average of $32,810 per year. In 2010, however, some South Dakota health information technicians earned as little as less than $21,700 per year or as much as more than $52,430 per year. The counties in South Dakota with the highest average salary for a health information technician are:

  1. Bennett County - $35,300 per year
  2. Meade County - $34,310 per year
  3. Lincoln County - $33,910 per year

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

  1. Beadle County - $29,830 per year
  2. Aurora County - $31,040 per year
  3. Lincoln County - $33,910 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional South Dakota statistics regarding a career in health information and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 South Dakota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,578 miles from location Dakota State University Madison SD 23.5379 51% 2,827
6,879 miles from location National American University-Rapid City Rapid City SD 12.6507 n/a 1,973
6,564 miles from location National American University-Sioux Falls Sioux Falls SD 6.11863 n/a 554
0 miles from location National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension Ellsworth AFB SD 27.8425 n/a 329
 

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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 + 970 $32,810 18.3%
 

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