With an overall population of 1,517,550 and a student population of 155,086, approximately 19,048 of Philadelphia students attend one of Philadelphia's schools that offer health information programs.
Of the 1 health information schools in Philadelphia, the largest health information school, by student population, is Community College of Philadelphia. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Community College of Philadelphia with credentials in health information.
If you decide to attend a health information school in Philadelphia, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $4,140.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for health information related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Philadelphia after graduating from health information school, you should know that job prospects for health information technicians in Philadelphia, which is the most popular health information profession, are average. There were 7,850 health information technicians working in Pennsylvania and 1,940 working in the greater Philadelphia area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of health information technicians is expected to increase by 9% in Philadelphia. This anticipated 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 Philadelphia is $35,360 per year, which is higher than the average for health information technicians state-wide.