What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »

Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant Salary

Health Information Management Assistants in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $13.20 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $10.13 per hour, and the top verges on $18.48. A fair number claim medical and dental insurance and slightly more than half get vision coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$24,670 - $75,000
(Median)
$25K
$39K
$75K
MEDIAN: $39,288
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$10.13 - $18.48
(Median)
$10
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$24,670 - $75,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,016  
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).
)
$21,325 - $46,505  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.13 - $18.48  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $25.11  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,016  
   
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).
)
$21,325 - $46,505  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 159
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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.

Read More...

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.

Health Information Management (HIM) Clerk Job Listings

Search for more jobs:


Health Information Management Assistants only report a few specific skills. Electronic Medical Records and Medical Records are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Medical Records.

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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $28K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $30K on average. Health Information Management Assistants bring in $30K after working for 10 to 20 years. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $38K.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant Salaries

National Average
$29,000

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 2%

Medical Records
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 17%
ADVERTISEMENT