If you’re considering getting a Health Information Management degree, but are concerned about the job prospects, perhaps you should check out the job search site Indeed. There’s currently a multitude of information on this site to confirm that getting into the HIM industry is a secure move, especially if you live in the state of Ohio.
According to Indeed, students in Ohio should consider getting a degree in HIM for the following reasons:
- There are currently 1,271 HIM positions available in Ohio.
- A majority of those positions are entry-level.
- The majority of those positions are full-time.
- The estimated salary for HIM positions in Ohio runs between $20,000 to $55,000 annually.
What are the Top Companies & Cities in Ohio Hiring HIM Technicians?
Below are the top five companies and cities that are currently hiring HIM technicians.
- CVS Health Retail
- Cleveland Clinic
- Mercy Health
However, if you would rather not live and/or work in a major city, HIM technicians are in such high demand that degree holders will have no trouble finding a job in almost any city in Ohio, large or small.
How Can I Enter This Field?
Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio offers an Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Management degree program. Applicants can receive the hands-on training they need to go from student to graduate in only four semesters.
For more information about the degree program, check out Hocking College's Health Information Management program page or check out the video below.