Sparks has a general population of 66,346 and an overall student population of 898. Approximately 536 of Sparks's students are enrolled in schools that offer health information programs.
The largest health information school in Sparks, by student population, is Career College of Northern Nevada and is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Health Information program at Career College of Northern Nevada.
Many health information graduates choose to work as health information technicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Sparks, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,240 health information technicians in Nevada. Of these health information technicians, 220 were working in the greater Sparks area. Sparks's health information technician workforce is projected to increase by 23% 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 Sparks is $34,770 per year, which is higher than the average for health information technicians state-wide.