Health Information Management (HIM) Supervisor Salary

Health Information Management Supervisors in the United States take home approximately $45K annually on average. The bottom of the pay range sits near $30K, and the top verges on $58K per year. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of Health Information Management Supervisors who took the survey — 86 percent to be exact. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$33,023 - $59,172
(Median)
$33K
$45K
$59K
MEDIAN: $45,325
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$13.54 - $24.86
(Median)
$14
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$33,023 - $59,172  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,980  
Profit Sharing
$992 - $1,730  
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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$30,286 - $57,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 210
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.54 - $24.86  
   
Overtime
$12.81 - $42.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,980  
   
Profit Sharing
$992 - $1,730  
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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$30,286 - $57,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 160
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Job Description for Health Information Management (HIM) Supervisor

The health information management supervisor is generally a position that is sought after by healthcare organizations, such as hospitals or skilled nursing facilities. Many organizations are looking for an employee that has an associate's degree in health information management or a similar field, although a bachelor's degree may be preferable in most cases. At least 2 years of experience working in health information management is generally required, and some employers may also be looking for employees that have experience in supervision. The ideal employee will also be a Registered Health Information Technician and will be able to keep renewing this certification as needed. Being a Certified Coding Specialist may also be useful. The health information management supervisor will mostly be working indoors in a healthcare-related environment and will need to be very well-versed with computers. Many organizations are looking for proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of products, although some may require knowledge of other software such as 3M.

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Health Information Management (HIM) Supervisor Tasks

  • Maintain departmental day-to-day record completion, storage and retrieval.
  • Assist in hiring, training and reviewing performance of medical records staff.
  • Supervise the release of information to persons and agencies according to regulations.
  • Supervise day-to-day activities, establish work schedules and assignments for medical records staff.

Common Career Paths for Health Information Management (HIM) Supervisor


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As Health Information Management Supervisors transition into upper-level roles such as Health Information Management Director, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Health Information Management Directors earn $67K on average per year.

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Popular Skills for Health Information Management (HIM) Supervisor


Health Information Management Supervisors only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Medical Records, Auditing, Medical Coding, and HIPAA Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people experienced in Electronic Medical Records also know Auditing.

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

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


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $42K on average. Interestingly, those who have worked for five to 10 years report receiving a smaller median salary of $42K. Health Information Management Supervisors see a median salary of $43K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $51K.

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Experience Affects Health Information Management (HIM) Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%


National Average
$43,000



Skills That Affect Health Information Management (HIM) Supervisor Salaries

Medical Records
up arrow 8%

Auditing
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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
0%

HIPAA Compliance
0%

Medical Coding
0%

National Average
$43,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 8%
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