Earnings for Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)s in the United States come in at around $46K per year on average. Experience level 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. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Most Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)s like their work and job satisfaction is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$34,686 - $87,804
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$46K
$88K
MEDIAN: $46,270
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$13.46 - $29.80
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MEDIAN: $19.65
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$34,686 - $87,804  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $63,616  
Total Pay (?
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$31,344 - $80,039  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.46 - $29.80  
   
Overtime
$26.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $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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$31,344 - $80,039  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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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)

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


For many Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)s, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $42K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $46K on average. Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)s bring in $57K after working for 10 to 20 years. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $63K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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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 7 votes.
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Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
34%
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
up arrow 40%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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