As an IT professional working at a hospital, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with unfamiliar medical terminology and patient confidentiality requirements. CompTIA’s Healthcare IT Technician certification dives into the latest hospital-based IT systems and focuses on the medical jargon you’ll be working with. Help desk technicians in healthcare environments earn $40,000 per year on average. The average annual salary for an implementation support specialis, an IT professional able to implement, deploy and support healthcare IT systems, is $71,000. CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician puts you in a high-growth job market. Employment of health IT professionals is expected to increase by 20 percent.