Nursing Informatics Salary 2013 Washington


As previously outlined, nursing informatics salaries are affected by many circumstances such as, job location, education background, position title, software in use, size of hospital, etc.

In the graph presented below, I have collected up to date data from indeed.com, salary.com, and simplyhired.com, in an attempt to present a realistic picture of what a person working in the nursing informatics domain actually earns, based on salaries listed by these career online sites.

Even though the widely quoted 2011 HIMSS Nursing Informatics workforce survey is pretty much optimistic in reporting that the average salary in the US is averaging around 98k, the stats for Washington State display a striking difference.

With regards to Washington, you will find that the median average salary hovers around $77,038, and the highest salary averages around $95,829.

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

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Nursing Informatics Salary WA State

Nursing Informatics Salary For Washington 2013

Average Nursing Informatics Salaries in Washington

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 Washington.

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 in WA state.

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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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