Health Informatics Specialists

General Information

Description

Apply knowledge of nursing and informatics to assist in the design, development, and ongoing modification of computerized health care systems. May educate staff and assist in problem solving to promote the implementation of the health care system.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit76.62%
  2. Private, not for profit8.34%
  3. State and local government6.99%
  4. Self-employed4.28%
  5. Federal government3.51%

Job Outlook

Employment of computer systems analysts is projected to grow 7 percent from 2020 to 2030, about as fast as the average for all occupations. About 47,500 openings for computer systems analysts are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$93,730

State-by-state Salary

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$112,240
$48,330
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 45%
  • Master's degree 40%
  • Doctoral degree 4%
  • Associate's degree 4%
  • Post baccalaureate 4%
  • High school 0%
  • Some college 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • Education and Training
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Clerical
  • English Language
  • Computers and Electronics
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