Health Information Technicians represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $14.50 per hour — though Medical Records Clerks, Release of Information Specialists, and Release of Information Clerks also do fairly well at $13.00, $12.95, and $12.00, respectively.
Years of Experience
Average pay is approximately $12.50 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Healthport workforce (56 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $13.27 per hour.
By state, Healthport employees make the most in California, earning $17.00 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Health Information Technicians have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $13.62 per hour. Regarding pay and education, Healthport pays those with an Associate of Science (AS) the most — $16.00.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Medical Records; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $13.12 per hour. A common skill in Healthport's work force is Electronic Medical Records; a solid majority of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to know HIPAA Compliance, Medical Terminology, and Data Entry.
At Healthport, there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Most workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for a fair number of respondents, and for a majority of employees, dental coverage is too. Privileges also include life insurance.