Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) Salary

Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)s in the United States take home approximately $48K per year on average. Pay generally varies between $32K and $72K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women make up the vast majority of Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)s (86 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$33,949 - $70,300

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$13.46 - $31.56

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$33,949 - $70,300  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,098  
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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$31,646 - $71,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 121
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.46 - $31.56  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $41.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,098  
   
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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$31,646 - $71,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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Job Description for Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)

  • Manage recruitment, hiring and training of staff.
  • Supervise the release of information to persons and agencies according to regulations.
  • Monitor all functions of the medical records department, including accuracy of records, coding and filing process.
  • Assist in fiscal operations, including planning budgets and financial reporting.
  • Oversee and supervise work activities and staff of the medical patient data service department.

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Pay by Experience Level for Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)

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


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $44K on average. It is reported that median compensation in the five-to-10 year group declines to approximately $43K. For Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)s, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $53K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $54K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 15%
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