With an overall population of 1,058 and a student population of 5,389, approximately 5,389 of Calmar students attend one of Calmar's schools that offer health information programs.
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar is the largest health information school in Calmar, based on student population. Approximately 26 students graduated in 2010 from Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar with credentials in health information.
A total of 26 students graduated with credentials in health information from health information schools in Calmar in 2010. In 2009 tuition at health information schools in Calmar was $4,576 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for health information related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a health information technician in Calmar, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 2,040 health information technicians in Iowa. Of these health information technicians, 140 were working in the greater Calmar area. The government projects that the number of health information technicians in Calmar will increase by 18% 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 Calmar is $30,590 per year, which is higher than the average for health information technicians state-wide.