Health Information Management Managers in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $51K annually. Total incomes of Health Information Management Managers incorporate potential for, in rare cases, more than $6K from bonuses; these performance components cause packages to range between $31K and $75K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$33,892 - $77,969
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$34K
$51K
$78K
MEDIAN: $51,383
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$12.86 - $30.08
(Median)
$13
$18
$30
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$33,892 - $77,969  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,843  
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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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$30,816 - $74,753  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 223
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.86 - $30.08  
   
Overtime
$1.50 - $35.31  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,843  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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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$30,816 - $74,753  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 108
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Job Description for Health Information Management (HIM) Manager

To ensure patient safety, legal compliance, and cost-effectiveness in medical care, facilities maintain large, complex databases of patient information and treatment data. It is the duty of the health information management (HIM) manager to maintain that system of vital medical documentation, which typically includes medical records, patient data, diagnostic records, laboratory and examination results, and internal hospital memoranda. They must make sure that the data is current, accurate, and in compliance with institutional ethical standards and patient privacy laws. The HIM manager also compiles information from doctors, patients, and insurance companies, entering this data into the health information system and executing safeguards to ensure that only authorized personnel have access to this information. As HIM operations exist on many levels at a variety of organization, from private practices to hospitals, the working environment and hours may vary greatly.

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Health Information Management (HIM) Manager Tasks

  • Oversee and supervise work activities and staff of the medical records service department.
  • Manage the recruitment, training and development of staff.
  • Supervise the release of information to persons and agencies according to regulations.
  • Assist in fiscal operations, including planning budgets and financial reporting.
  • Monitor all functions of department ensuring services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

Common Career Paths for Health Information Management (HIM) Manager


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Though some Health Information Management Managers move into positions like Health Information Management Director (where the average salary is $66K), this progression is not the norm.

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Popular Skills for Health Information Management (HIM) Manager


Survey takers who work as Health Information Management Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Electronic Medical Records, HIPAA Compliance, Medical Coding, and Medical Records are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people who know Electronic Medical Records also know Medical Records.

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

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Health Information Management Managers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $44K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $48K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $54K. Health Information Management Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $57K.

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Experience Affects Health Information Management (HIM) Manager Salaries




National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Health Information Management (HIM) Manager Salaries


HIPAA Compliance
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Medical Coding
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$48,000

Medical Records
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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