According to a recent survey conducted by HIMSS Analytics, the average raise for health IT professionals in 2013 was 4.1%. In all, two-thirds of respondents said they received a raise last year.
According to HIMSS, the average salary of the 1,126 healthcare IT professionals surveyed is $113,269, while the median salary (that which falls in the middle of distribution) is $95,000. Slightly less than half received a bonus. Of those who did, the median bonus was between 3% and 4% of annual salary.
Additional survey results indicated those working for smaller organizations reported higher average salary increases than did those respondents who work for larger organizations. Regionally, the top earners were based in the Pacific and Mid-Atlantic states.
The HIMSS survey was conducted between August and October of 2013. For more details, visit the HIMSS website.