​​Job Outlook

The U.S. Department of Labor estimates greater than 20 percent growth in the demand for trained health informaticians - 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