Nursing Informatics Salary 2013 New Jersey


As previously discussed in a prior post, nursing informatics salaries vary by numerous factors in particular, job location, education background, position title, software in use, size of hospital, etc.

I have collected up to date data from indeed.com, salary.com, and simplyhired.com, in an effort to give a realistic overview of what someone employed in the nursing informatics arena actually earns, based on salaries listed by these career internet sites.

One of the few states that has stats that almost resemble the widely cited 2011 HIMSS Nursing Informatics workforce survey is New Jersey. But even then, we see that the average in that state is around 85k, and not the 98k the HIMSS survey reports.

In the graph below you can observe that the median average salary hovers around $84,741, and the highest salary averages about $104,497.

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Nursing Informatics Salary For New Jersey 2013

Average Nursing Informatics Salaries in New Jersey

To obtain the data above, I used salary.com as a reference, since in my experience, their salaries tend to be very close to what I have seen across different cities in the USA.

We see the low salary average, the median salary average and the high salary average for nursing informatics positions across different cities in New Jersey.

Below those figures, we have the HIMSS inflated nursing informatics salary average of $98,702.

The next two bars show average salaries for jobs that have the title Nursing Informatics Specialist (NI1*), and the other bar shows jobs that have the KEYWORD Nursing Informatics (NI2*).

This means that if a job is advertised as “Nursing Informatics Clinical Director,” and another job is advertised as “Nursing Informatics Entry-Level Trainer,” then both salaries will be average since both titles have the keyword “nursing informatics.”

What the indeed.com salaries on the graph show is that many times even average salaries won’t give us a realistic picture of what salary to expect out there.

Finally we have the simplyhired.com salary average for nursing informatics.

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Learn more about what nursing informatics is.
The difference between nursing and clinical informatics.
Tips to help you in a nursing informatics interview.
To learn if you need a nursing informatics certificate, click here.

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