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Health Information Director Salary

The average pay for a Health Information Director is $60,000 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$35,994 - $97,571
(Median)
$36K
$60K
$98K
MEDIAN: $60,000
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50%
90%

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$13.56 - $25.53
(Median)
$14
$21
$26
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$35,994 - $97,571  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,150  
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).
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$30,859 - $97,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.56 - $25.53  
   
Overtime
$30.40 - $36.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,150  
   
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).
)
$30,859 - $97,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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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 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$51,000

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 7%
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