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Health Information Management (HIM) Manager Salary

Health Information Management Managers in the United States pull down an average of $52K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most Health Information Management Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Women account for the majority of Health Information Management Managers who took the survey — 87 percent to be exact. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$34,697 - $79,320
(Median)
$35K
$52K
$79K
MEDIAN: $51,634
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$12.49 - $29.86
(Median)
$12
$18
$30
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
$34,697 - $79,320  
   
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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$31,135 - $76,285  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 353
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.49 - $29.86  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.20  
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).
)
$31,135 - $76,285  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | 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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Though it's uncommon, some Health Information Management Managers move into roles as Health Information Management Directors, where pay is an average $67K per year.

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Popular Skills for Health Information Management (HIM) Manager


Job skills reported by Health Information Management Managers are limited. Most notably, skills in HIPAA Compliance, Electronic Medical Records, Medical Coding, and Medical Records are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Medical Records. 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.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $41K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $50K. On average, Health Information Management Managers make $57K following one to two decades on the job. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $56K.

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Experience Affects Health Information Management (HIM) Manager Salaries




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$49,000


Skills That Affect Health Information Management (HIM) Manager Salaries



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National Average
$49,000


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
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%