Most Healthcare CIOs Are Male, Earn $286k Per Year

The average healthcare CIO earns roughly $286,000, is a highly educated male and has served in the role for about 10 years, according to a survey from executive search firm SSi-Search.


SSi-Search surveyed 178 CIOs of hospitals, academic medical centers and integrated delivery systems. Here are some other findings from the report.

•    Total annual compensation ranged from less than $125,000 to more than $725,000.

•    More than half (54 percent) of surveyed CIOs said their compensation is "good" and in line with their expectations. Roughly 40 percent said their compensation is "somewhat worse" or "significantly worse" than what they expected.

•    About 97 percent of CIOs have a college degree, and 61 percent have a master's.

•    Eighty-two percent of respondents were male.

•    Only 11 percent of CIOs said they were interested in another executive position. Of other positions, COO and chief transformation officer were the two most-cited alternatives.

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