Health Information Management (HIM) Supervisor Salary

Pay for Health Information Management Supervisors in the United States sits in the ballpark of $46K annually. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $31K and $59K per year. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most Health Information Management Supervisors report high levels of job satisfaction. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 87 percent of Health Information Management Supervisors are female. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$34,175 - $59,826
(Median)
$34K
$46K
$60K
MEDIAN: $45,952
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90%

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$13.84 - $25.26
(Median)
$14
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$34,175 - $59,826  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,349  
Profit Sharing
$1,681  
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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$30,943 - $58,802  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 218
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.84 - $25.26  
   
Overtime
$12.81 - $42.36  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,349  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,681  
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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$30,943 - $58,802  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 171
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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 who transition into a Health Information Management Director role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $66K per year.

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Popular Skills for Health Information Management (HIM) Supervisor


Health Information Management Supervisors note just a narrow range of job skills. Most notably, skills in Medical Records, Auditing, Electronic Medical Records, and HIPAA Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Those familiar with Electronic Medical Records also tend to 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.


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $43K on average. It may be worth noting that those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a lower median salary of $42K. Health Information Management Supervisors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $45K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $52K.

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Experience Affects Health Information Management (HIM) Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%


National Average
$44,000



Skills That Affect Health Information Management (HIM) Supervisor Salaries

Medical Records
up arrow 6%

Auditing
up arrow 1%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
0%

National Average
$44,000

HIPAA Compliance
up arrow 1%

Medical Coding
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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