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Health Information Management (HIM) Manager Salary

Median pay for Health Information Management Managers in the United States is around $52K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The vast majority of Health Information Management Managers (86 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
$35,354 - $79,808
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MEDIAN: $52,023
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$12.08 - $30.30
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,354 - $79,808  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,960  
Profit Sharing
$509 - $2,000  
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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$31,230 - $76,933  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 349
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $30.30  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.61  
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.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,960  
   
Profit Sharing
$509 - $2,000  
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).
)
$31,230 - $76,933  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 154
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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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Health Information Management Managers sometimes assume positions such as Health Information Management Directors. That role pays $67K per year on average.

Health Information Management (HIM) Manager Job Listings

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Popular Skills for Health Information Management (HIM) Manager


Health Information Management Managers typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Most notably, skills in HIPAA Compliance, Electronic Medical Records, Medical Coding, and Medical Records are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Medical Records. The majority of those 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $41K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $50K. For Health Information Management Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $58K. Health Information Management Managers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $59K.

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Experience Affects Health Information Management (HIM) Manager Salaries




National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Health Information Management (HIM) Manager Salaries



Medical Coding
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National Average
$49,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 12%