Health Information Manager Salary

Earnings for Health Information Managers in the United States come in at around $47K per year on average. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Women account for the majority of Health Information Managers who took the survey — 88 percent to be exact. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$34,466 - $73,909

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$13.03 - $26.44

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$34,466 - $73,909  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
Profit Sharing
$750 - $2,023  
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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$30,420 - $68,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 199
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.03 - $26.44  
   
Overtime
$5.17 - $37.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
   
Profit Sharing
$750 - $2,023  
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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$30,420 - $68,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 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 show that Health Information Managers typically report just a few professional skills. 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. 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.


For Health Information Managers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $42K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $45K. On average, Health Information Managers make $47K following one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $49K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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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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