Health Information Manager Salary

Median pay for Health Information Managers in the United States is around $54K per year. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Health Information Managers (82 percent) who responded to the survey are women. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and the larger part get vision coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$37,136 - $76,784
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$54K
$77K
MEDIAN: $53,538
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$12.99 - $28.78
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MEDIAN: $18.64
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,136 - $76,784  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,635  
Total Pay (?
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$30,986 - $72,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 140
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.99 - $28.78  
   
Overtime
$12.16 - $44.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,635  
   
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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$30,986 - $72,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 92

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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 suggest that Health Information Managers use a fairly large toolkit of professional 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 3 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. Most people who know Electronic Medical Records also know HIPAA Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Health Information Manager

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


Health Information Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $43K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $49K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $52K in this role. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $54K.

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Key Stats for Health Information Manager

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Health Information Manager Salaries

▲10%

▲6%

▼0%

National Average
$49,000

▼12%

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
▼5%

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

Medical Credentialing
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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