Coronavirus Update: Our team is here to help our clients and readers navigate these difficult times. Visit our Resources page now »

Skip to Main Content

Home Explore Careers

Informatics Nurse Specialists

Employment Prospects

Employers

Informatics nurse specialists work in hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes. They are also employed in health care consulting firms, universities, and corporations. The job closest to that of informatics nurse specialists that the Department of Labor provides data on is computer systems analysts, and in May 2016, about 600,000 were employed in the United States. Of these, only about 40,000 worked in hospitals and the offices of health care practitioners, many of whom perform duties unrelated to health informatics, making informatics nurse specialists a relatively small, specialized—but growing—field. Related professionals, medical records and health information technicians, held approximately 200,000 jobs, primaily in hospitals, doctors' offices, and nursing homes in 2016. 

Join Vault Gold to unlock this premium content

Earnings - Outlook - Resources & Associations and more

Submit a Review and Get 7 FREE DAYS of Vault Gold

Are you a student? You may have FREE access.

Vault partners with thousands of colleges, universities and academic institutions to provide students with FREE access to our premium content. To determine if your school is a partner, please enter your school email address below.

Related Professions