Nursing Informatics Salary 2013 North Carolina


As previously discussed in a prior post, nursing informatics salaries are different due to factors such as, job location, education background, position title, software in use, size of hospital, etc.

In the graph presented below, I have collected recent data from indeed.com, salary.com, and simplyhired.com, in an effort to convey a realistic display of what someone working in the nursing informatics arena actually earns, based on salaries listed by these career sites.

Even though the widely cited 2011 HIMSS Nursing Informatics workforce survey is, in my opinion, idealistic in reporting that the average salary in the US is averaging around 98k, the statistics for North Carolina show a somewhat remarkable variance.

With regards to North Carolina, you will find that the median average salary hovers around $71,230, and the highest salary averages about $88,782.

If the HIMSS survey were to be credible, we would see much higher averages in all these ranges, nonetheless this is clearly not what the real world data shows!

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Nursing Informatics Salary For North Carolina 2013

Average Nursing Informatics Salaries in North Carolina

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 North Carolina.

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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To learn about what nursing informatics nurses do, visit here.
To understand the difference between clinical and nursing informatics, click here.
Learn some nursing informatics interviewing tips here.
Why a nursing informatics certificate might not be useful.

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