Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant Salary

Health Information Management Assistants in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $14.38 per hour for pay. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number get medical and dental insurance, and a fair number get vision plans, too. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,500 - $85,000
$37K
MEDIAN: $36,625
50%

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$10.98 - $20.27
$11
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.42
10%
50%
90%

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$0$85K
Salary $36,625
Bonus $1,150
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$23,726 - $47,030
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $10.98 - $20.27
Overtime $22.44
Annual Data $0$47K
Bonus $1,150
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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$23,726 - $47,030
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 63

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Job Description for Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant

A health information management assistant organizes medical records. Proficient computer skills are necessary in order to use a variety of applications. Some duties that will be performed by the assistant are typing, sorting, filing, organizing expense reports, and keeping inventory.

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Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant Tasks

  • Release information to persons and agencies according to regulations.
  • Process and forward patient and physician record requests; utilizes paper and electronic systems.
  • Organize and file all patients' medical records including charts and reports in order to compile documentation of conditions and treatments.
  • Assist with departmental audits and research.

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Pay by Experience Level for Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 66 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 6 salaries. A Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 9 salaries.

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Key Stats for Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲9%

▲1%

National Average
$30,000

Experienced
▼8%

Skills That Affect Health Information Management (HIM) Assistant Salaries


National Average
$30,000

Medical Records
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 85%
no benefits
None: 7%
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