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 around $16.33, followed by Health Information Technicians earning $15.00 and Health Information Management Clerks making approximately $13.69. Near the bottom at Healthport are Release of Information Specialists, pulling in an average of just $12.67.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $12.45 per hour. The largest fraction of Healthport people (54 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $13.33 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $16.00 per hour) can be spotted in San Diego, Calif.; St. Louis Park, Minn. (around $15.48), New York, N.Y. (about $14.48), and Atlanta, Ga. ($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. The highest pay by state can be found in California, where pay average out at $16.40 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Certifications receive bigger paychecks ($17.36 per hour) than those without credentials. It pays to have an Associate of Science (AS) at Healthport — these employees make the most at $16.00 per hour.
Employees who count Client Interaction among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $15.00 per hour. Electronic Medical Records is a popular skill among Healthport workers, with a strong majority of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include HIPAA Compliance, Customer Service, and Medical Records.
Healthport's employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of employees contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. The larger part of respondents report having health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants report having dental coverage. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement.