Health Informatics Job and Salary Expectations in New York - NY
Not only does the state of New York employ the second most medical services and health services managers (of which Health Information Administrators – HIAs – and Health Information Managers – HIMs – are a part), it also pays its HIAs and HIMs one of the highest salaries in the nation.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the average annual salary for health services managers such as HIAs and HIMs in New York is $105,670. This salary may represent the top of the salary range for HIAs with professional certification (RHIA) and experience. A recent job posting for a Health Information Management Administrator (HIMA) for the State of New York announces a starting salary of $42,693 for the position, with an upper limit of $53,759. As you rise through the ranks, however, the starting salary for HIMA 2 is $47,556, with an upper limit of $58,849. For HIMA 3 the starting salary is $55,472, with an upper limit of $68,267.
There are numerous health informatics jobs in New York. This medical field that combines information technology and health contains some of the fastest growing careers in the state and in the nation. Examples of starting salaries for other RHIA positions in New York as listed on indeed.com are as follows:
- New York City: $75,000
- Albany: $55,000
- White Plains: $80,000
- Buffalo: $51,000