Health Information Management (HIM) Coder Salary

The average rate for a Health Information Management (HIM) Coder is $20.00 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$30,201 - $69,531
$30K
$47K
$70K
MEDIAN: $47,143
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50%
90%

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$14.23 - $31.17
$14
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $19.76
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,201 - $69,531  
   
Bonus
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$29,917 - $67,881  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.23 - $31.17  
   
Overtime
$10.10 - $45.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$3,000  
   
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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$29,917 - $67,881  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 136

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Job Description for Health Information Management (HIM) Coder

Health information management (HIM) coders generally assign procedures and diagnostic codes to patients' records using different forms of coding libraries. Reviewing medical records and assigning the appropriate codes to files is imperative for accuracy in this position, and sequencing codes based on medical record documentation makes up a majority of the job.

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

Pay by Experience for a Health Information Management (HIM) Coder has a positive trend. An entry-level Health Information Management (HIM) Coder with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 98 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Health Information Management (HIM) Coder 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 33 salaries. An experienced Health Information Management (HIM) Coder which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 35 salaries. A Health Information Management (HIM) Coder with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 23 salaries.

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Key Stats for Health Information Management (HIM) Coder

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Health Information Management (HIM) Coder Salaries

▲38%

▲24%

▲8%

National Average
$42,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Health Information Management (HIM) Coder Salaries



Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding
▲3%

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding
▲1%

National Average
$42,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 18%
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