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

The average pay for a Health Information Management (HIM) Director is $70,549 per year. A skill in Medical Records is associated with high pay for this job.
Health Information Management (HIM) Director Total Pay (?
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$43,839 - $106,672
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Health Information Management (HIM) Director Total Pay (?
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$13.82 - $40.52
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,839 - $106,672  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,293  
Total Pay (?
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$38,663 - $105,720  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 567
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.82 - $40.52  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $46.22  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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$0.00 - $11,293  
   
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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$38,663 - $105,720  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 567
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Job Description for Health Information Management (HIM) Director
The health information management (HIM) director is the main person responsible for the coding and medical records departments. Because this individual is in charge of multiple departments, they may oversee a large number of employees depending on the size of their facility. These directors generally work in health care and educational facilities. They are responsible for ensuring the facility complies with all compliance laws and guidelines. The HIM director should be capable of implementing new technologies to increase productivity and workflow. Additionally, they are often in charge of monitoring performance in comparison to competitors and other facilities in the same field.
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Health Information Management (HIM) Director Tasks
  • Monitor, assess and ensure effective use the use of department resources.
  • Develop and maintain computerized record management system processes.
  • Develop and implement organizational policies and procedures for patient data services.
  • 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.
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Pay Difference By Location
New York
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Bangor
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Atlanta
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Pittsburgh
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$67,000
San Diego
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Experience Affects Health Information Management (HIM) Director Salaries

National Average
$67,000

Skills That Affect Health Information Management (HIM) Director Salaries

Medical Records
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National Average
$67,000
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Gender
Female
85%
female alumni
 
Male
15%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
28%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 10%
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