Gartner Research

Healthcare CIOs Should Use These Guidelines in Determining Compensation for Chief Medical Informatics Officers

Published: 30 November 2016

ID: G00273569

Analyst(s): Vi Shaffer


The CMIO role has become a pivotal part of EHR planning and deployments. As IT plays new roles in performance analytics and value-based care delivery, the CMIO takes on expanded accountability. Here Gartner offers HDO CIOs its first benchmark of U.S. CMIO salaries.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • CMIO Research Methodology
    • How to Use These Benchmarks
    • CMIO Salary Benchmarks Provided
    • Analysis Notes and Limitations
  • CMIO Salary Benchmarks
    • CMIO Salary by Organization Size
    • CMIO Salary by Medical Specialty and Other Education
    • CMIO Salary by Priorities/Role Evolution
    • Impact of Differences in CMIO Priorities on Compensation
    • CMIO Salary by Reporting Relationship
    • Additional Comparison Salary Perspectives: Age and Gender
  • Conclusions and Final Thoughts
  • Appendix
    • Profile of CMIO Respondents Used in Benchmarks

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