With an overall population of 540,828 and a student population of 52,415, approximately 19,364 of Charlotte students attend one of Charlotte's schools that offer health information programs.
Charlotte's largest health information school is Central Piedmont Community College. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from Central Piedmont Community College with credentials in health information.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a health information degree in Charlotte. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,798 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,194 for health information related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Charlotte after graduating from health information school, you should know that job prospects for health information technicians in Charlotte, which is the most popular health information profession, are good. There were 5,280 health information technicians working in North Carolina and 770 working in the greater Charlotte area in 2010. The government projects that the number of health information technicians in Charlotte will increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health information technicians.
As a health information technician in Charlotte, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,660 per year. This is higher than the average salary for health information technicians in the state.