Union has a total population of 54,405 and a student population of 17,065. Of these students, 15,051 are enrolled in schools that offer health information management programs.
Union's largest health information management school is Kean University. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the Health Information Management program at Kean University.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a health information management degree from one of Union's health information management schools. Tuition in 2009 at Union's health information management schools was $25,184 per year for instate students and $29,819 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,800 for health information management related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,237 per year, on average, for room and board at Union-based health information management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,204.
After graduating with your credentials in health information management, if you decide to work as a health information manager in Union, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 health information managers in New Jersey were working in the greater Union area. Union's health information manager workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for health information managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a health information manager in Union is $99,400 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for health information managers.