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Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) Salary

Median pay for Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)s in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $49K per year. Earnings sit near $32K on the lower side but can approach $74K per year on the higher side. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Women make up the vast majority of Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)s (85 percent) who answered the questionnaire. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$34,382 - $71,148
(Median)
$34K
$49K
$71K
MEDIAN: $48,884
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50%
90%

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$13.43 - $33.31
(Median)
$13
$19
$33
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$34,382 - $71,148  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,091  
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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$31,991 - $74,132  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 116
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.43 - $33.31  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $41.72  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,091  
   
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).
)
$31,991 - $74,132  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 60

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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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Experience Affects Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 17%
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