Ontario, CA (population: 174,731) has twenty-one health information management schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of California-Los Angeles, the highest ranked school in this group with a health information management program, has a total student population of 38,550. It is the 7th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of California. To learn more about health information management programs in Ontario, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of health information management professors at University of California such as Tom Carney, Samuel Culbert, Jeremy Dann, Michael Darby, and Avanidhar Subrahmanyam.
Health Information Management students from Ontario schools who go on to become health information managers, medical coders, medical informatics specialists, medical technologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Network and computer systems administrators make on average $70,930 per year and there are about 338,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario area alone, there are 1,740 employed network and computer systems administrators earning an average salary of $69,970. Medical and health services managers in this area earn $96,930/yr and there are 1,940 employed.
Ontario lies in San Bernardino county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario area has 1,197,590 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $41,840 average annual salary. Thus, about 2 out of every 1000 jobs in Ontario are held by medical and health services managers, and 1/1000 are held by network and computer systems administrators.
Of the 21 health information management schools with a 100-mile radius of Ontario, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, LA College International comes out as the most expensive ($48,672/yr) for health information management students, with California State University-Los Angeles as the lowest, reported at only $3,263/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Ontario|
|Rancho Cucamonga||CA||176,424||3||21.593||139||5.4 miles|
|La Verne||CA||-||1||61.7321||71||9.7 miles|
|Chino Hills||CA||74,322||0||-||0||9.7 miles|
|Diamond Bar||CA||57,662||0||-||0||12.0 miles|
|Yorba Linda||CA||67,194||0||-||0||14.4 miles|
|West Covina||CA||106,032||5||23.6693||37||17.2 miles|
|San Bernardino||CA||199,314||10||20.0516||225||19.4 miles|
|Hacienda Heights||CA||52,748||0||-||0||20.9 miles|
|Garden Grove||CA||167,800||4||26.4852||22||27.4 miles|
|Mission Viejo||CA||95,388||1||19.6994||137||30.5 miles|
|Fountain Valley||CA||56,133||3||26.6774||70||30.6 miles|
|Lake Elsinore||CA||56,703||0||-||0||31.1 miles|
|Costa Mesa||CA||113,091||7||22.8122||265||31.4 miles|
|East Los Angeles||CA||135,682||0||-||0||32.1 miles|