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Health IT Pros Face Salary Gap

Electronic medical records, compliance, and other initiatives are driving demand for health IT pros. But according to InformationWeek's 2012 Salary Survey, their compensation still trails that of IT professionals across all industries.
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By job title, healthcare IT staffers who will earn a six-figure base pay in 2012 are architects, who will earn a median of $116,000 (compared with $110,000 in 2011); systems architects, who will earn a median of $108,000 (compared with $83,000 in 2011); and systems programmers, who will earn a median of $100,000 (compared with $90,000 in 2011).

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