Sharon has a total population of 16,328 and a student population of 1,097. Of these students, 257 are enrolled in schools that offer health information programs.
The largest health information school in Sharon, by student population, is Laurel Technical Institute. In 2010, Laurel Technical Institute graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in health information.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a health information degree from one of Sharon's health information schools. In 2009 tuition at health information schools in Sharon was $8,175 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,650 for health information related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in health information, if you decide to work as a health information technician in Sharon, your job prospects are average. There were 7,850 health information technicians working in Pennsylvania and 340 working in the greater Sharon area in 2010. The government projects that the number of health information technicians in Sharon 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 Sharon is $28,080 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for health information technicians.