Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has two health informatics schools within its city limits. Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis, the highest ranked school in the city with a health informatics program, has a total student population of 30,383. It is the 419th highest ranked school in the USA and the 15th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington). To learn more about health informatics programs in Indianapolis, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of health informatics professors at Indiana University such as Nancy Haskell, and Felisa Tennant.
Health Informatics students from Indianapolis schools who go on to become health informatics professionals, database administrators, health informatics specialists, health information specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 170,580 people working as medical records and health information technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,880. Also, Database administrators make on average $74,290 per year and there are about 108,080 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are 920 employed database administrators earning an average salary of $65,170. Medical records and health information technicians in this area earn $34,050/yr and there are 1,120 employed.
Indianapolis lies in Marion county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Indianapolis-Carmel area has 870,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $20.15/hr average worker wage, and a $41,900 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.285 out of every 1000 jobs in Indianapolis are held by medical records and health information technicians, and 1.058/1000 are held by database administrators.
Of the 2 health informatics schools in Indianapolis, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis comes out as the most expensive ($12,394/yr) for health informatics students, with Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis as the lowest, reported at only $12,394/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Indianapolis|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||60.0 miles|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||68.9 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||86.8 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||98.5 miles|