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Maine Healthcare Informatics Salary - ME

Maine nursing informatics salary averages at around $58,000 per year. The Bureau of Labor and Statistics predicts large amounts of growth in this field in the future, mainly because of the surging demand for healthcare and the developments in technology. As the population continues to age, the need for medical care increases and with the interaction of technology, this new career field has become extremely important. It is reasonably fair to state that this career should give you a good return.

A recent poll of nursing informaticists revealed that about 59% of those with 10 years or more of experience earned more than $74,000 each year; although this can greatly depend on your geographical location and the type of facility that you work in. While you may not be interested in changing your location, you can certainly build up your level of experience by remaining dedicated to the field. Still, the salary pay-out is good, and the outlook for nursing informaticists is expected to grow in the future.

Here are some of the salary figures for the major cities in Maine:

  • Augusta: $48,000
  • Bangor: $56,000
  • Bath: $45,000
  • Belfast: $56,000
  • Eastport: $58,000
  • Portland: $43,000
  • Rockland: $52,000

References:

American Nurses Credentialing Center, www.ancc.org
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, www.himss.org
National Council of State Boards of Nursing, www.ncsbn.org
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, www.aacn.nche.edu
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, www.nlnac.org
www.indeed.com
HIMSS 2004 Nursing Informatics Survey, http://www.himss.org/content/files/nursing_info_survey2004.pdf

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