Health Information Manager Salary

Health Information Managers in the United States pull down an average of $54K per year. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health Information Managers who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 83 percent. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Health Information Managers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$36,376 - $76,306
$36K
$54K
$76K
MEDIAN: $53,778
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$13.67 - $29.00
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$29
MEDIAN: $18.64
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$36,376 - $76,306  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,693  
Total Pay (?
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$31,979 - $72,114  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 147
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.67 - $29.00  
   
Overtime
$15.89 - $45.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,693  
   
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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$31,979 - $72,114  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 97

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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

  • 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.
  • Supervise the release of information to persons and agencies according to regulations.
  • Oversee and supervise work activities and staff of the medical records service department.
  • Manage the recruitment, training and development of staff.

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Popular Skills for Health Information Manager


Survey results show that Health Information Managers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 Coding, People Management, Electronic Medical Records, and HIPAA Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 12 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Medical Credentialing, International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 Coding, and Medical Coding. For most people, competency in Electronic Medical Records indicates knowledge of HIPAA Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Health Information Manager

Pay by Experience for a Health Information Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Health Information Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 102 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Health Information Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Health Information Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 59 salaries. A Health Information Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 35 salaries.

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Key Stats for Health Information Manager

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Health Information Manager Salaries

▲12%

▲5%

National Average
$49,000

▼1%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Health Information Manager Salaries

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding
▲12%

People Management
▲10%




National Average
$49,000

Medical Coding
▼6%

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding
▼9%

Medical Credentialing
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 13%
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