Health Information Management (HIM) Supervisor Salary

Median pay for Health Information Management Supervisors in the United States is around $45K per year. Lower pay rates hover around $30K, and the higher rates verge on $57K per year. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women make up the vast majority of Health Information Management Supervisors (86 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Job satisfaction for Health Information Management Supervisors is high. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$32,991 - $58,711
(Median)
$33K
$45K
$59K
MEDIAN: $45,472
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$13.62 - $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
$32,991 - $58,711  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,473  
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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$30,397 - $57,342  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 209
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.62 - $24.86  
   
Overtime
$12.81 - $42.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,473  
   
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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$30,397 - $57,342  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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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Health Information Management Supervisors' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Health Information Management Director. The average Health Information Management Director brings home $67K per year.

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Popular Skills for Health Information Management (HIM) Supervisor


Health Information Management Supervisors report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Medical Records, Auditing, HIPAA Compliance, and Medical Coding are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people familiar with 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.


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $42K, and those with five to 10 years' experience report a lower median of $42K. Health Information Management Supervisors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $43K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $51K on average.

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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 63 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
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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