In Maine an estimated 17 students graduate from health information schools every year. If you too are interested in studying health information, Maine has 2 health information schools from which you can choose. You can expect to pay an average of $3,114 per year in tuition for a degree in health information in Maine state.
Kennebec Valley Community College is the largest health information school in the state of Maine, based on number of students. It is located in Fairfield. Approximately 11 students graduated with a health information degree from Kennebec Valley Community College in 2009, which was 65% of the total state health information graduates for that year. If you decide to attend Kennebec Valley Community College, you can expect to pay approximately $3,114 per year to earn your degree in health information.
A majority of health information graduates choose to work as health information technicians. If after graduation, you are planning on sticking around the state, you should keep in mind that the job outlook for health information graduates in Maine is average. There are currently an estimated 790 health information technicians working in Maine. And the government projects that this number will increase by 9%, or to 860 health information technicians by the year 2018.
If you work as a health information technician in Maine, your yearly salary can range from less than $21,152 to more than $47,157. But the median salary for health information technicians earn $31,128 per year, in Maine.