Health Information Manager Salary

Median pay for Health Information Managers in the United States is around $51K per year. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women make up the vast majority of Health Information Managers (84 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. For the most part, Health Information Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$35,789 - $75,004
(Median)
$36K
$51K
$75K
MEDIAN: $51,354
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50%
90%

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$13.08 - $26.92
(Median)
$13
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary 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$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$35,789 - $75,004  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,980  
Profit Sharing
$1,952  
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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$30,580 - $70,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 219
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.08 - $26.92  
   
Overtime
$6.70 - $39.35  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,980  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,952  
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).
)
$30,580 - $70,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 118
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Job Description for Health Information Manager

Health information managers maintain the collection of information and regulate record-keeping, ensuring that all information is transmitted and stored in a legal and ethical manner. More often than not, information is stored by the health information managers electronically, although some still deal with paper records. The work of a health information manager also consists of developing and implementing health policy and information systems related to health policy.

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Health Information 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.

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Popular Skills for Health Information Manager


Health Information Managers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in HIPAA Compliance, Electronic Medical Records, Medical Records, and Medical Coding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 Coding. Most people skilled in Electronic Medical Records are similarly competent in HIPAA Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Health Information Manager

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


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $44K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $46K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $51K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $50K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Health Information Manager Salaries




National Average
$46,000


Skills That Affect Health Information Manager Salaries


Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
0%

National Average
$46,000

Medical Records
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Medical Coding
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International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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