Florence has a general population of 30,248 and an overall student population of 9,199. Approximately 5,242 of Florence's students are enrolled in schools that offer health information programs.
Florence's largest health information school is Florence-Darlington Technical College. Approximately 11 students graduated in 2010 from Florence-Darlington Technical College with credentials in health information.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in health information in Florence in 2010. If you decide to attend a health information school in Florence, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,302.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,056 for health information related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a health information technician in Florence, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 2,080 health information technicians in South Carolina. Of these health information technicians, 120 were working in the greater Florence area. The number of health information technicians in Florence is expected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health information technicians.
As a health information technician in Florence, you can expect to make an average salary of $25,840 per year. This is lower than the average salary for health information technicians in the state.