As of 2015, the average salary for a career in nursing informatics is $67,589 annually, with the average hourly rate being approximately $31 per hour. Total pay, including salary and bonuses, can range from approximately $52,000 to upwards of over $90,000 per year, according to PayScale.
Informatics nurses support the computerization needs relative to patient care services. They apply their practical nursing experience to facilitate maximum optimization and implementation of clinical IT applications and electronic medical records. Other responsibilities include medical hardware and software maintenance, staff training and general system troubleshooting. They act as a liaison between medical staff, IT personnel and software vendors.