Health Information Manager Salary

An average Health Information Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $47K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. The vast majority of Health Information Managers (88 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$33,630 - $74,559
(Median)
$34K
$47K
$75K
MEDIAN: $46,937
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$13.04 - $26.85
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$13
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$33,630 - $74,559  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,885  
Profit Sharing
$1,474 - $2,065  
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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$30,175 - $69,555  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 202
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.04 - $26.85  
   
Overtime
$5.17 - $37.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,885  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,474 - $2,065  
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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$30,175 - $69,555  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | 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

  • 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 results suggest that Health Information Managers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in HIPAA Compliance, Medical Coding, International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 Coding, and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) are correlated to pay that is above average. 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $42K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $45K. Health Information Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $47K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $48K.

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Experience Affects Health Information Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$44,000


Skills That Affect Health Information Manager Salaries


Medical Coding
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International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding
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National Average
$44,000

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Medical Records
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 14%
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