​​Job Outlook

The U.S. Department of Labor estimates greater than 20 percent growth in the demand for trained individuals prepared to be administrators, specialists, consultants, educators and researchers.

 
National Data Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics​


Dollars and Cents

Entry-level positions can pay $30,000 – $40,000/year

Administrative/executive-level positions can pay over $100,000/yea​r

 

Employment Settings

Some work settings in which a health informatician may work:

  • Acute care hospitals and systems
  • Physician offices/group practices
  • EHR vendors
  • Academic institutions
  • Government agencies and the military
  • Public health
  • Research facilities
  • Law firms and Insurance companies