With an overall population of 195,629 and a student population of 28,115, approximately 7,445 of Spokane students attend one of Spokane's schools that offer health information programs.
Of the 1 health information schools in Spokane, the largest health information school, by student population, is Spokane Community College. In 2010, Spokane Community College graduated approximately 19 students from its health information program.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a health information degree from one of Spokane's health information schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,430 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $972 for health information related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a health information technician in Spokane, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,460 health information technicians in Washington State. Of these health information technicians, 380 were working in the greater Spokane area. The number of health information technicians in Spokane is expected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health information technicians.
As a health information technician in Spokane, you can expect to make an average salary of $28,140 per year. This is lower than the average salary for health information technicians in the state.