With an overall population of 26,309 and a student population of 276, approximately 81 of New Castle students attend one of New Castle's schools that offer health information programs.
New Castle's largest health information school is Erie Business Center-South. Approximately 11 students graduated in 2010 from Erie Business Center-South with credentials in health information.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in health information in New Castle in 2010. If you decide to attend a health information school in New Castle, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $5,820.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for health information related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in health information, if you decide to work as a health information technician in New Castle, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 7,850 health information technicians in Pennsylvania. Of these health information technicians, 160 were working in the greater New Castle area. The government projects that the number of health information technicians in New Castle will 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 New Castle is $32,140 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for health information technicians.