There are schools offering health information programs in Georgia!
Schools Offering Health Information Programs in Georgia
Each year, approximately 0.0% of Georgia graduates receive degrees in health information. Thus, Georgia's 14 health information schools put out approximately 95 health information technicians each year.
The top-ranked school in Georgia that has a health information program is Southern Crescent Technical College. Southern Crescent Technical College, which was ranked 82nd in the country in 2010, is located in Griffin. 9 students graduated with a degree in health information from Southern Crescent Technical College in 2010. Southern Crescent Technical College charged in-state students $2,268 in tuition fees per year.
The third-ranked school in Georgia that has a health information program is Ogeechee Technical College. Ogeechee Technical College, which was ranked 83rd in the country in 2010, is located in Statesboro. In 2010, 3 students graduated from Ogeechee Technical College health information program. Tuition at Ogeechee Technical College was $2,283 per year.
Tuition at Georgia's health information schools ranges from $14,826 per year to $2,268 per year. But, the average tuition is $6,728 per year. In 2010, the following Georgia health information schools had the highest tuition rates:
- University of Phoenix-Atlanta Campus - located in Atlanta, students are charged $11,880 per year
- University of Phoenix-Augusta Campus - located in Augusta, students are charged $11,040 per year
The following Georgia health information schools had the lowest tuition rates:
- Southern Crescent Technical College - located in Griffin, students are charged $2,268 per year
- Georgia Northwestern Technical College - located in Rome, students are charged $2,268 per year
- Atlanta Technical College - located in Atlanta, students are charged $2,271 per year
A health information degree from a Georgia school... what next?
A large number of Georgia health information graduates become health information technicians. In 2010, there were 4,640 health information technicians working in Georgia. The following counties have the largest number of Georgia health information technicians:
- Barrow County - 2,350 health information technicians
- Burke County - 300 health information technicians
- Appling County - 290 health information technicians
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 5,770 health information technicians will be working in Georgia state. This would require the number of health information technicians to grow by 27%.
On average, health information technicians earn $32,250 per year. But, salaries for health information technicians can vary. In 2010, health information technicians made as little as less than $15,680 per year or as much as more than $59,520 per year in Georgia. A health information technician in the following Georgia counties makes the highest salaries on average:
- Clarke County - $34,540 per year
- Barrow County - $34,350 per year
- Burke County - $34,190 per year
A health information technician in the following counties in Georgia make the lowest salaries on average:
- Brooks County - $23,340 per year
- Appling County - $26,090 per year
- Bulloch County - $26,100 per year
For more data regarding a career in health information in Georgia and to compare salaries with various related fields such as health science or medical coding, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Health Information in Georgia
- Certificate in Health Information in Georgia
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Medical Records and Health Information Technicians||4,640||$32,250||15.4%|
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