There’s a scramble to find IT professionals, and in health IT, the demand for skilled talent is even greater. With the Affordable Care Act, meaningful use and ICD-10, health IT professionals are needed now more than ever. So what are employers doing to attract and keep the best talent? They’re showing them the money. But is it enough?
The infographic below, compiled by HealthITJobs.com, the largest free job search resource for health IT professionals, shares findings from the 2015 Healthcare Information Technology Salary Report. The report looked at health IT salaries by job function, experience, age, gender and organization type.
Some takeaways to note:
- The average health IT salary is $87,443, and the average bonus is $7,990
- On average, health IT professionals feel they should earn $17,227 more than what they make now
- 83 percent of health IT workers are satisfied with their jobs
- Women made approximately 98 percent of what men made on average in 2015
Check out the full infographic below to see which health IT jobs pay the most money.