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Health Informatics Job and Salary Expectations in Michigan - MI

Health informatics jobs in Michigan are possible in many healthcare settings, including hospitals, doctors’ offices, nursing homes, mental health facilities, HMOs, and insurance companies. Health informatics careers are also available for independent consultants who may contract to work with practitioners, insurance companies, law firms and information systems companies. Titles for jobs in health informatics include Health Information Manager (HIM), Health Information Administrator (HIA), Health Information Consultant, Health Information Specialist, and Supervisor or Director of Health Information Administrators.

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that the Lansing-East Lansing metropolitan area has the fifth highest concentration of professionals working in the medical and health service management field of any metropolitan area in the United States. This area has 860 workers making an average yearly salary of $84,110. The BLS also states the average health informatics management salary in Michigan to be $84,920. Salary expectations may be more or less depending upon where you live in the state. The BLS reports the following health informatics salary data on these metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in Michigan:

  • Ann Arbor:  $97,540
  • Battle Creek:  $112,440
  • Bay City:  $109,430
  • Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn:  $86,990
  • Flint:  $85,440
  • Grand Rapids-Wyoming:  $84,480
  • Jackson:  $78,750
  • Kalamazoo-Portage:  $91,000
  • Upper Peninsula (nonmetropolitan area):  $75,470
  • Lower Peninsula (nonmetropolitan area):  $64,050

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