Oklahoma City, OK (population: 564,147) has one health informatics school within its city limits. Oklahoma City Community College has a total student population of 14,114. It is the 5511th highest ranked school in the USA and the 126th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Health Informatics students from Oklahoma City 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 Oklahoma City area alone, there are 560 employed database administrators earning an average salary of $58,850. Medical records and health information technicians in this area earn $32,300/yr and there are 1,280 employed.
Oklahoma City lies in Oklahoma county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Oklahoma City area has 564,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.31/hr average worker wage, and a $38,090 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.265 out of every 1000 jobs in Oklahoma City are held by medical records and health information technicians, and 0.986/1000 are held by database administrators.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oklahoma City Community College ends up costing a student $6,452/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Oklahoma City|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||7.9 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||25.4 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||88.8 miles|