Baton Rouge has a general population of 227,818 and an overall student population of 51,121. Approximately 781 of Baton Rouge's students are enrolled in schools that offer health information programs.
Medvance Institute of Baton Rouge is the largest health information school in Baton Rouge, based on student population. Approximately 41 students graduated in 2010 from Medvance Institute of Baton Rouge with credentials in health information.
A total of 41 students graduated with credentials in health information from health information schools in Baton Rouge in 2010.
If you decide to work as a health information technician in Baton Rouge, your job prospects are good. There were 2,380 health information technicians working in Louisiana and 480 working in the greater Baton Rouge area in 2010. The government projects that the number of health information technicians in Baton Rouge will increase by 16% 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 Baton Rouge is $26,630 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for health information technicians.