Survey reports salary increases for health IT

December 3, 2004

Seventy-five percent of healthcare information technology professionals received raises in 2003 that averaged 4.8%, according to respondents to the 2004 Health Information and Management Systems Society compensation survey. The average salary for survey respondents was $96,568, an increase of just over $5000 from the average salary reported in the 2002 survey.

Seventy-five percent of healthcare information technology professionals received raises in 2003 that averaged 4.8%, according to respondents to the 2004 Health Information and Management Systems Society compensation survey. The average salary for survey respondents was $96,568, an increase of just over $5000 from the average salary reported in the 2002 survey.

HIMSS collected data online between March 31 and May 31 and received 1352 usable responses.

The New England states reported the highest average salary at $105,176, followed by the Mid-Atlantic area at $103,393 and the Pacific region at $100,507.

Healthcare IT professionals residing in the Mountain states reported the lowest average salary at $89,856.