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HIT Salary in Pennsylvania - PA

Health information technology is a growing field, and can be a lucrative career path for those in Pennsylvania. In fact, the average health information technology salary in Pennsylvania is a comfortable $53,000. This figure does vary a fair amount by city and geographical region.

The following are average yearly salaries for major Pennsylvania cities, in descending order:

  • Pittsburg $54,000
  • Philadelphia $50,000
  • Erie $47,000
  • Allentown $44,000
Other factors that impact one’s earning potential in the health technology information field include years of experience, area of specialization, and work setting. The Federal Executive Branch is a particularly well paying employer for those in this field. In general, professionals in health information technology earn a little more at medical and surgical hospitals than they do at outpatient care facilities or doctors’ offices.

Among the medical facilities where Pennsylvania health information technologists can aspire to work are Albert Einstein Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Saint Luke’s Hospital, and Temple University. Of course there are also a number of smaller employers in cities and towns across the state. With the demand for health information technology professionals expected to increase substantially by 2018, there should be no shortage of jobs for skilled applicants.

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