Office Coordinators are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $17.50 per hour on average; Customer Service Representatives are next on the list, bringing in close to $16.33, followed by Health Information Technicians earning about $15.00 and Health Information Management Clerks making approximately $13.69. Healthport hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Release of Information Specialists ($12.67 on average).
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Healthport for between five and 10 years earn around $12.45 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Healthport employees (54 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $13.33 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $16.00 per hour) can be spotted in San Diego, Calif.; St. Louis Park, Minn. ($15.48), New York, N.Y. (approximately $14.48), and Atlanta, Ga. (about $13.44) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Augusta, Ga. — at $11.72, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average Healthport employee makes approximately $16.40 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach $17.36 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Those with an Associate of Science (AS) at Healthport come out on top, and their salaries approach about $16.00 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Client Interaction; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $15.00 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Healthport is Electronic Medical Records; a fair number of employees use it for work. HIPAA Compliance, Customer Service, and Medical Records are also desirable skills.
With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of Healthport's employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
The larger part of workers save for retirement through Healthport's 401(k) plan. A majority of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for the larger part of respondents also include dental insurance. Some other advantages of working at Healthport are tuition reimbursement.