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Clinical Informatics Specialist Salary (United States)

A relatively unseasoned group of workers, more than half of Clinical Informatics Specialists report fewer than five years on the job; the group as a whole earns roughly $69K annually on average. Earnings generally vary between $45K and $93K per year. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most Clinical Informatics Specialists (66 percent) are women. Most Clinical Informatics Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Clinical Informatics Specialist Salary (?
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$48,138 - $97,591
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MEDIAN: $68,707
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Clinical Informatics Specialist Salary (?
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$19.20 - $36.02
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$48,138 - $97,591  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,926  
Profit Sharing
$150.00 - $5,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$44,541 - $93,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 309
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$19.20 - $36.02  
   
Overtime
$1.50 - $53.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,926  
   
Profit Sharing
$150.00 - $5,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$44,541 - $93,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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Job Description for Clinical Informatics Specialist

The clinical information specialist position works in a medical facility with a significant number of medical records to manage. They build user interfaces and teach the clinical staff to use them properly. Like other managers, they must create ongoing process improvement plans and document accomplishments for regular reports to supervisors and management. In smaller practices, the clinical information specialist is more of a generalist, interacting with individuals providing and needing access to the records, as well as directing others who perform data entry and evaluation. These facilities may be entering paper records into computer systems; the clinical informatics specialists helps plan and manage this transition. This job is typically full time during regular business hours.
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Clinical Informatics Specialist Tasks
  • Evaluate existing systems and make recommendations to improve functionality.
  • Directly work with staff to train and alter usage for better security, data, and patient care.
  • Consult, coordinate, and plan information system integration and usage across business units.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve software and hardware problems to ensure patient care.

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Popular Skills for Clinical Informatics Specialist

Clinical Informatics Specialists typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Most notably, skills in Epic Systems, Clinical Information Systems, Project Management, and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) are correlated to pay that is above average. Those proficient in Clinical Information Systems are, more often than not, also skilled in Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Informatics Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many Clinical Informatics Specialists, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $61K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $71K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Clinical Informatics Specialists make a median salary of $76K. Clinical Informatics Specialists who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $78K on average. Age distribution in this workforce is concentrated between one and nine years of experience; a majority of respondents fall in this range. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up close to a seventh of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise fewer than one in ten, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than one in ten.

Pay Difference By Location

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Houston is home to an above-average pay rate for Clinical Informatics Specialists, 37 percent higher than the national average. Clinical Informatics Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+11 percent) and Indianapolis (+2 percent). Clinical Informatics Specialists in Boise report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 23 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay.

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Experience Affects Clinical Informatics Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$65,000

Skills That Affect Clinical Informatics Specialist Salaries

Epic Systems
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Project Management
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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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National Average
$65,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
66%
female alumni
 
Male
34%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 8%