Paris has a general population of 25,898 and an overall student population of 5,580. Approximately 5,580 of Paris's students are enrolled in schools that offer health information programs.
Paris Junior College is the largest health information school in Paris, based on student population. In 2010, Paris Junior College graduated approximately 4 students from its health information program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a health information certificate from one of Paris's health information schools. If you decide to attend one of Paris's health information schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,936 per year in instate tuition and $12,896 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,438 for health information related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Paris-based health information schools, you will have an added expense of $4,170 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,766.
If you plan on staying in Paris after graduating from health information school, you should know that job prospects for health information technicians in Paris, which is the most popular health information profession, are good. In 2010, there were 13,120 health information technicians in Texas. Of these health information technicians, 310 were working in the greater Paris area. Paris's health information technician workforce is projected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health information technicians.
As a health information technician in Paris, you can expect to make an average salary of $24,680 per year. This is lower than the average salary for health information technicians in the state.