Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant Salary (United States)

A Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant earns an average wage of $12.87 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant Total Pay (?
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$25,052 - $70,469
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $36,095
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Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant Total Pay (?
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$10.22 - $18.54
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$25,052 - $70,469  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,032  
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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$21,528 - $45,064  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 178
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$10.22 - $18.54  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $23.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,032  
   
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).
)
$21,528 - $45,064  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 178
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Job Description for Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant

Health information management (HIM) assistants work with patient medical records using paper and electronic systems. Responsibilities may include organizing and filing medical records including charts and reports in order to compile documentation of conditions and treatments, processing and forwarding patient and physician record requests, releasing information to persons and agencies according to regulations, and assisting with departmental audits and research.
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Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant Tasks
  • Organize and file all patients' medical records including charts and reports in order to compile documentation of conditions and treatments.
  • Assist with departmental audits and research.
  • Release information to persons and agencies according to regulations.
  • Process and forward patient and physician record requests; utilizes paper and electronic systems.

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Experience Affects Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$29,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant Salaries

National Average
$29,000
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 3%
Medical Records
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 18%
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