Nursing Informatics Salary 2013 West Virginia


As already discussed, nursing informatics salaries can change by some factors like job location, education background, position title, software in use, size of hospital, etc.

In the graph further down, I have collected up to date data from indeed.com, salary.com, and simplyhired.com, in an effort to deliver a realistic display of what somebody working in the nursing informatics industry actually earns, derived from salaries listed by these career sites.

Although the widely acclaimed 2011 HIMSS Nursing Informatics workforce survey is pretty much optimistic in reporting that the average salary in the US hovers around 98k, the figures for West Virginia demonstrate a relatively striking contrast.

With regards to West Virginia, you will find that the median average salary hovers around $67,350, and the highest salary averages around $83,052.

If the HIMSS survey were to be credible, we would see bigger averages in all these ranges, nonetheless this is obviously not the case!

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Nursing Informatics Salary For West Virginia 2013

Average Nursing Informatics Salaries in West Virginia

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 West Virginia.

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.
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