Health Information Director Salary

The average salary for a Health Information Director is $63,953 per year.

$31,414 - $154,954
$31K
$64K
$150K
MEDIAN: $63,953
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$14.09 - $23.86
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MEDIAN: $20.64
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$31,414 - $154,954  
   
Bonus
$4,000  
Total Pay (?
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$31,138 - $133,802  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.09 - $23.86  
   
Overtime
$31.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$4,000  
   
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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$31,138 - $133,802  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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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

  • 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.
  • Develop and implement organizational policies and procedures for patient data services.
  • Monitor, assess and ensure effective use the use of department resources.
  • Develop and maintain computerized record management system processes.

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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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Key Stats for Health Information Director

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Health Information Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲49%

Experienced
▲28%

National Average
$51,000

Mid-Career
▼11%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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