Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant Salary

Health Information Management Assistants in the United States pull down an average of $14.39 per hour. In this profession, most enjoy medical and dental coverage, and more than half have vision insurance, as well. Women account for the majority of Health Information Management Assistants who took the survey — 88 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$30,968 - $90,000
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MEDIAN: $36,195
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$10.64 - $18.66
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$30,968 - $90,000  
   
Bonus
$700  
Total Pay (?
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$22,733 - $46,746  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.64 - $18.66  
   
Overtime
$22.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$700  
   
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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$22,733 - $46,746  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 71

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Job Description for Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant

A health information management assistant organizes medical records. Proficient computer skills are necessary in order to use a variety of applications. Some duties that will be performed by the assistant are typing, sorting, filing, organizing expense reports, and keeping inventory.

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Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant Tasks

  • Release information to persons and agencies according to regulations.
  • Process and forward patient and physician record requests; utilizes paper and electronic systems.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 66 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 6 salaries. A Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 9 salaries.

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Key Stats for Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$31,000

▼1%

Experienced
▼10%

Skills That Affect Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant Salaries


National Average
$31,000

Medical Records
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 18%