Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) Salary

Median pay for Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)s in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $48K annually. Pay ranges from $32K on the low end to $72K per year on the high end. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)s. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Women make up the vast majority of Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)s (86 percent) who answered the questionnaire. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,847 - $69,169
(Median)
$34K
$48K
$69K
MEDIAN: $48,261
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$13.48 - $33.08
(Median)
$13
$19
$33
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$33,847 - $69,169  
   
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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$31,610 - $72,207  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 118
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.48 - $33.08  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $41.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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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).
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$31,610 - $72,207  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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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
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National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
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Mid-Career
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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
18%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 16%
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