New Brunswick, NJ (population: 52,736) has forty-eight health information management schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Pennsylvania, the highest ranked school in this group with a health information management program, has a total student population of 24,599. It is the 5th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Pennsylvania. To learn more about health information management programs in New Brunswick, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of health information management professors at University of Pennsylvania such as Helene Elting.
Health Information Management students from New Brunswick 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 Edison-New Brunswick Metropolitan area alone, there are 3,020 employed network and computer systems administrators earning an average salary of $82,130. Medical and health services managers in this area earn $103,870/yr and there are 1,950 employed.
New Brunswick lies in Middlesex county, which is one of the 11 counties in New Jersey. Overall, the Edison-New Brunswick Metropolitan area has 981,970 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $24.21/hr average worker wage, and a $50,350 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.985 out of every 1000 jobs in New Brunswick are held by medical and health services managers, and 3.078/1000 are held by network and computer systems administrators.
Of the 48 health information management schools with a 100-mile radius of New Brunswick, only 13 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The New School comes out as the most expensive ($39,004/yr) for health information management students, with Camden County College as the lowest, reported at only $3,258/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New Brunswick|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||4.4 miles|
|Perth Amboy||NJ||49,138||1||20.4079||6||9.7 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||16.0 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||17.1 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||20.5 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||23.0 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||25.5 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||29.5 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||30.3 miles|