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Welcome to Opportunities in Health Information Technology

Working in coding, record-keeping, insurance coordination, and billing, Health Information Technicians are the keepers of critical medical data and a vital part of the industry’s future.

Graduates of the Saddleback’s Health Information Technology program are doing great things, and earning big paychecks, in Orange County’s thriving healthcare industry.

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Potential Salaries

$36,080 - $167,150

Per Year

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Health Information Technician  

Medical Assistant  

Health Services Manager 

Medical Transcriptionist  

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Hiring Companies

Placentia-Linda Hospital 

Radiology Partners 

Anaheim Regional Medical Center

Many More!

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! Record earnings for health information professionals. Here are a few of the many careers and their average salaries.

Health Information Technician - $47,030

Medical Assistant - $36,080

Medical Transcriptionist - $38,460

Medical Insurance Processor - $39,730

Medical Secretary - $41,360

Medical / Health Services Manager (w/ further education) - $116,080

Informatics Nurse Specialist (w/ further education) - $99,590

Computer and Information Systems Manager (w/ further education) - $167,150

Saddleback College offers one associate degree in this in-demand field. 

For more information about this program, you can also visit the main Saddleback website’s Health Information Technology page.

  • Health Information Technology (Associate in Science)

Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center * CVS * Placentia-Linda Hospital * Walgreen’s * Anaheim Regional Medical Center * St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health * Fresenius * Banfield Pet Hospital * Heritage Healthcare * Prospect Medical Systems * Radiology Partners * UC Irvine Health * And Many More! *

The Health Information Technology Department (SSC 102) can be contacted at (949) 582-4555.

Safiah Mamoon, Department Chair - (949) 582-4974

Tracy Magrann, Assistant Professor - (949) 582-4387

Lori Hefter, Program Specialist - (949) 582-4731

Saddleback College is proud to be Orange County’s premier provider of low-cost career education. See the 2019 Cost of Education Statement for the most recent information on cost of attendance.

For financial aid, visit the Student Financial Assistance & Scholarship Office online, for details on financial assistance sources, including grants, loans, scholarships, work-study opportunities, and more!

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