Eugene has a total population of 137,893 and a student population of 35,690. Of these students, 12,691 are enrolled in schools that offer health information programs.
Lane Community College is the largest health information school in Eugene, based on student population. In 2010, Lane Community College graduated approximately 15 students from its health information program.
A reported 15 students graduated with credentials in health information in Eugene in 2010. If you decide to attend a health information school in Eugene, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,346.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,110 for health information related books and supplies every year.
Many health information graduates choose to work as health information technicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Eugene, your job prospects are good. There were 2,640 health information technicians working in Oregon and 260 working in the greater Eugene area in 2010. The number of health information technicians in Eugene is expected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Eugene is $32,530 per year, which is higher than the average for health information technicians state-wide.