Tampa has a general population of 303,447 and an overall student population of 94,640. Approximately 181 of Tampa's students are enrolled in schools that offer health information management programs.
Of the 1 health information management schools in Tampa, the largest health information management school, by student population, is Fortis College. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Fortis College with credentials in health information management.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a health information management degree in Tampa. In 2009 tuition at health information management schools in Tampa was $11,407 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,620 for health information management related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a health information technician in Tampa, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 10,370 health information technicians in Florida, 1,810 were working in the greater Tampa area. The government projects that the number of health information technicians in Tampa will increase by 20% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health information technicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a health information technician in Tampa is $30,020 per year, which is lower than the average for health information technicians state-wide.