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Health Information Manager Salary (United States)

Pay for Health Information Managers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $46K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A strong majority enjoy medical while a fair portion get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The vast majority of Health Information Managers (86 percent) are women. Most Health Information Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview are derived from responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Health Information Manager Salary (?
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$33,811 - $74,737
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MEDIAN: $46,364
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Health Information Manager Salary (?
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$12.81 - $27.65
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$33,811 - $74,737  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,007  
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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$29,864 - $69,823  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 151
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.81 - $27.65  
   
Overtime
$7.14 - $38.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,007  
   
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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$29,864 - $69,823  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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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

Survey takers who work as Health Information Managers report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in HIPAA Compliance, Medical Records, Electronic Medical Records , and Medical Coding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medical Coding. Those proficient in Electronic Medical Records are, more often than not, also skilled in HIPAA Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Health Information Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Health Information Managers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $41K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $45K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $47K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $50K. Most employees in this workforce have between one and nine years of experience; a majority of those surveyed fall within this distribution. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up just under a third of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than 10 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining fewer than one in ten.

Pay Difference By Location

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$44,000
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The lowest-paying market is Denver, which sits 7 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Health Information Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$44,000

Skills That Affect Health Information Manager Salaries

HIPAA Compliance
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Medical Records
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National Average
$44,000
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Medical Coding
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 15%