Health Information Manager Salary

Average Health Information Managers in the United States make around $51K per year. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Health Information Managers who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 84 percent. For the most part, Health Information Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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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
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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 typically list a handful of skills they use 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 seem to negatively impact pay include International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 Coding. Those educated in Electronic Medical Records tend to be well versed in HIPAA Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Health Information Manager

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


Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $44K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $46K. Health Information Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $51K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Health Information Managers report making only $50K on average.

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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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