Salt Lake City has a general population of 181,743 and an overall student population of 89,394. Approximately 34,966 of Salt Lake City's students are enrolled in schools that offer health information programs.
Of the 1 health information schools in Salt Lake City, the largest health information school, by student population, is Salt Lake Community College. In 2010, Salt Lake Community College graduated approximately 14 students from its health information program.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a health information certificate from one of Salt Lake City's health information schools. If you decide to attend a health information school in Salt Lake City, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,790.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,730 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a health information program in Salt Lake City.
If you plan on staying in Salt Lake City after graduating from health information school, you should know that job prospects for health information technicians in Salt Lake City, which is the most popular health information profession, are good. In 2010, of the 1,790 health information technicians in Utah, 1,100 were working in the greater Salt Lake City area. The number of health information technicians in Salt Lake City is expected to increase by 36% 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 Salt Lake City is $28,260 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for health information technicians.