Health Information Director Salary

The average salary for a Health Information Director is $63,346 per year.

$31,095 - $157,046
$31K
$63K
$160K
MEDIAN: $63,346
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$15.10 - $24.34
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$24
MEDIAN: $19.95
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$31,095 - $157,046  
   
Bonus
$3,250  
Total Pay (?
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$31,627 - $138,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $24.34  
   
Overtime
$31.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$3,250  
   
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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$31,627 - $138,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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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

Pay by Experience for a Health Information Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Health Information Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 8 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Health Information Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Health Information Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 11 salaries. A Health Information Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Key Stats for Health Information Director

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Health Information Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲51%

Experienced
▲25%

National Average
$50,000

Mid-Career
▼10%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 15%