Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) Salary

An average Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) in the United States can expect to take home roughly $46K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 86 percent of Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)s are female. The majority of Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)s claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$34,179 - $88,141
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$46K
$88K
MEDIAN: $46,062
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$13.10 - $27.50
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MEDIAN: $19.65
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$34,179 - $88,141  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $63,616  
Total Pay (?
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$31,223 - $80,904  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.10 - $27.50  
   
Overtime
$26.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $63,616  
   
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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$31,223 - $80,904  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Job Description for Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)

A registered health information administrator (RHIA) oversees the entering of data into the electronic health information system within a medical office or a hospital. This is usually a management job, so it is essential to have leadership skills. The administrator will oversee departments relating to medical records, coding, and transcriptions.

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Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) Tasks

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

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

Pay by Experience for a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 59 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 16 salaries. A Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 16 salaries.

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Key Stats for Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

Experienced
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 5%