Erie has a total population of 103,717 and a student population of 18,530. Of these students, 1,603 are enrolled in schools that offer health information programs.
Tri-State Business Institute is the largest health information school in Erie, based on student population. In 2010, Tri-State Business Institute graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in health information.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a health information degree in Erie. If you decide to attend a health information school in Erie, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $13,740.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a health information program in Erie.
Many health information graduates choose to work as health information technicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Erie, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 7,850 health information technicians in Pennsylvania, 240 were working in the greater Erie area. The number of health information technicians in Erie is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for health information technicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a health information technician in Erie is $26,230 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for health information technicians.