Careers

Health Informatics Careers

There are many positions being created across various organizations seeking well-educated and trained candidates to fill key roles. Having a health informatics master’s degree or certificate from UIC will help place job seekers at the forefront and help open the door to management opportunities.

UIC Career Resources

The UIC Career Resources office has many helpful resources as well as job listings for current and recent graduate HI students. If you are local to UIC, you may schedule an in-person advising appointment. If you are remote, you can access the many resources available at the website, including job postings, resume writing presentations and cover letter examples.

Services offered:

  • Individual Career Advising – available via phone or video conference for remote students
  • Career Planning Guide
  • Career Assessments
  • Job Fairs
  • Job and Internship Opportunities
Visit UIC Career Resources

Professional Organizations

Joining professional organizations can help you in your career and job search. Through membership, you have access to other professionals in the field as well as conferences and meetings.

Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)

American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA)

Salary Information

Below are some typical job titles within health informatics along with salary information:

Informatics Analyst
Average Salary = $76,261

Clinical Informatics Specialist
Average Salary = $79,813

Director of Information Services/Information Technology
Average Salary = $80,947

Informaticist (Clinical, Physician or Pharmacy)
Average Salary = $85,453

Clinical Informatics Director
Average Salary = $89,768

Consultant
Average Salary = $97,683

Informatics Manager
Average Salary = $110,959

Chief Information Officer
Average Salary = $153,168

Chief Medical Information Officer
Average Salary = $262,447

Source: Glassdoor.com (2019)