El Paso, TX (population: 631,862) has one health informatics school within its city limits. Career Centers of Texas-El Paso has a total student population of 701. It is the 2843rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 131st highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Health Informatics students from El Paso 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 El Paso area alone, there are 130 employed database administrators earning an average salary of $52,740. Medical records and health information technicians in this area earn $33,040/yr and there are 340 employed.
El Paso lies in El Paso county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the El Paso area has 269,250 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $16.37/hr average worker wage, and a $34,050 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.258 out of every 1000 jobs in El Paso are held by medical records and health information technicians, and 0.479/1000 are held by database administrators.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Career Centers of Texas-El Paso ends up costing a student $22,014/yr.