Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) Salary

Earnings for Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)s in the United States come in at around $49K per year on average. Compensation ranges between $32K and $74K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)s (86 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Most Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)s like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,458 - $71,874
(Median)
$34K
$49K
$72K
MEDIAN: $48,730
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$13.40 - $31.45
(Median)
$13
$18
$31
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$34,458 - $71,874  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,120  
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).
)
$32,089 - $73,833  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 132
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.40 - $31.45  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $41.43  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,120  
   
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).
)
$32,089 - $73,833  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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.

Read More...

Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) Tasks

  • 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.

Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) Job Listings

Search for more jobs:


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

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)s. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $44K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $44K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)s make a median salary of $54K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $67K on average.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 50%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 12%
ADVERTISEMENT