Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $12.48 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (62 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $13.00 per hour on average.
U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Illinois; pay there average to $13.36 per hour.
Medical Records Clerks are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $13.48 per hour; Release of Information Specialists and Release of Information Clerks also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $12.84 and around $11.25, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to approximately $13.37 per hour for Registered Health Information Technicians, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Regarding pay and education, Healthport pays those with an Associate's Degree the most — $13.08.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Customer Service; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $13.12 per hour. Electronic Medical Records is regularly seen around here; over one-half of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with HIPAA Compliance, Medical Records, and Medical Terminology.
Benefits and Perks
Almost all respondents allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Healthport provides health insurance to a strong majority of survey participants, and a majority of workers do receive dental coverage.