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Health Information Management (HIM) Supervisor Salary

Median pay for Health Information Management Supervisors in the United States is around $45K per year. Earnings generally vary between $31K and $58K per year. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Health Information Management Supervisors report high levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of Health Information Management Supervisors who took the survey — 85 percent to be exact. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$33,013 - $58,893
(Median)
$33K
$45K
$59K
MEDIAN: $45,143
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$13.77 - $24.96
(Median)
$14
$19
$25
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$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$33,013 - $58,893  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,970  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $1,741  
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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$30,717 - $57,611  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 202
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.77 - $24.96  
   
Overtime
$12.81 - $40.82  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,970  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $1,741  
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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$30,717 - $57,611  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 154

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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.

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Popular Skills for Health Information Management (HIM) Supervisor


Health Information Management Supervisors usually report a few specific skills. 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.


The average inexperienced worker earns $42K. It's worth noting that someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a smaller median salary of $42K. Health Information Management Supervisors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $44K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $52K on average.

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Experience Affects Health Information Management (HIM) Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$43,000



Skills That Affect Health Information Management (HIM) Supervisor Salaries

Medical Records
up arrow 11%

Auditing
up arrow 2%

HIPAA Compliance
up arrow 1%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
0%

Medical Coding
0%

National Average
$43,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
28%
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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