2015 was another good year for health information technology professionals in terms of earnings power and benefits, according to results from the HIMSS 2015 Compensation Survey.

The survey of 1,900 respondents found that the average salary was $111,388 and the median salary was $90,000 in 2015. Data shows that health IT professionals in the Pacific region (Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington) reported the highest average salary ($127,117), while those in the West South Central region (Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas) had the lowest average salary ($101,281).

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