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Health Information Management (HIM) Manager Salary

Health Information Management Managers in the United States take home an average $52K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Health Information Management Managers. The vast majority of Health Information Management Managers (86 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$34,405 - $79,752
(Median)
$34K
$52K
$80K
MEDIAN: $51,835
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$12.69 - $29.56
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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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.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$34,405 - $79,752  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,040  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $2,250  
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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$31,054 - $76,717  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 357
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.69 - $29.56  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.00  
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 - $6,040  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $2,250  
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).
)
$31,054 - $76,717  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 156

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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.

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Popular Skills for Health Information Management (HIM) Manager


Health Information Management Managers report a focused set of job skills. 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. Those familiar with Electronic Medical Records also tend to 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 does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $41K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $50K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Health Information Management Managers see a median salary of $57K after reaching one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $58K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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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 107 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 13%
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