Health Information Director Salary

The average pay for a Health Information Director is $63,417 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$37,368 - $109,368
(Median)
$37K
$63K
$110K
MEDIAN: $63,417
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$13.48 - $22.56
(Median)
$13
$20
$23
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,368 - $109,368  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,122  
Total Pay (?
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$31,001 - $104,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 57
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.48 - $22.56  
   
Overtime
$31.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,122  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$31,001 - $104,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Job Description for Health Information Director

Health information directors are responsible for directing and supervising the correct handling and use of health information for their companies. These directors are in charge of facilitating and safeguarding crucial health information of patients in their department, so strong organizational and multitasking skills are very important. They also write specific and detailed reports based on interactions with patients and their families and keep health information in a secure location to which only specific personnel have access. They must always follow strict local, state, and federal regulations regarding confidentiality and the use and implementation of this information. They also direct strategies to develop information objectives and implement policies which measure standards of performance in handling health information in different settings.

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Health Information Director Tasks

  • Monitor, assess and ensure effective use the use of department resources.
  • Develop and maintain computerized record management system processes.
  • Develop and implement organizational policies and procedures for patient data services.
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Plan and direct the health information management service areas, ensuring compliance with professional, state and federal regulatory requirements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Health Information Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Health Information Director Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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