Hazard, KY has six health information management schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Kentucky, the highest ranked school in this group with a health information management program, has a total student population of 26,295. It is the 152nd highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state . To learn more about health information management programs in Hazard, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of health information management professors at University of Kentucky such as Patrick Becka, Ted Brandewie, Cooley, Rebecca Davis, James W. Freeman, and Denotra Gunther.
Health Information Management students from Hazard 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 East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 140 employed network and computer systems administrators earning an average salary of $38,180. Medical and health services managers in this area earn $79,800/yr and there are 310 employed.
Hazard lies in Perry county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area has 119,800 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $16.72/hr average worker wage, and a $34,780 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.593 out of every 1000 jobs in Hazard are held by medical and health services managers, and 1.188/1000 are held by network and computer systems administrators.
Of the 6 health information management schools with a 100-mile radius of Hazard, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, National College-Lexington comes out as the most expensive ($13,844/yr) for health information management students, with Marshall University as the lowest, reported at only $7,694/yr.
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|Mount Gay||WV||-||1||9.61491||36||76.8 miles|