Health Informatics Job and Salary Expectations in Maine - ME
Health informatics jobs in Maine are available in cities across the state including Portland, Lewiston, Bangor, West Scarborough and Sanford; and in medical facilities such as Maine Medical Center, Mercy Hospital, Brighton Medical Center and St. Josephs Hospital. This growing medical occupation provides an opportunity for a variety of healthcare careers, ranging from registered health information technician (RHIT) to health information administrator (RHIA).
The state of Maine has the fourth largest concentration of workers in medical and health services management (the discipline into which health information management/administration falls), with 1650 workers reported in this field in May 2009, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The BLS also reports that the average salary of these workers in Maine is $81,390, a figure which is close to the national average. Your individual salary, of course, is dependent upon many factors, including your education, certification status, type of medical facility where you work, industry in which you work, and city where you work. A recent scan of the classifieds in Maine listed RHIA position openings in many areas of Maine and the surrounding areas:
- HIS Medical Coding Manager - Southern New Hampshire Medical Ctr. – Portland, Maine
- Director of Health Information Management – Mercy Hospital – Portland, Maine
- Manager – Aroostook Medical Center – Presque Isle, Maine
- Health Information Consultant – Wellpoint, Inc. - Maine