$48,915
Avg. Salary
$17.73
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$750

Bonus

$0.00

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Medical Records Director is $17.73 per hour.

The average pay for a Medical Records Director is $48,915 per year.

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$12.77
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$17.73
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$26.71
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MEDIAN $17.73
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$33k
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MEDIAN $48,915
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MEDIAN: $48,915
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$0$93K
Salary $33,199 - $93,429
Bonus $0.00 - $9,744
Profit Sharing $0.00
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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$27,527 - $66,231
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 116
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $12.77 - $26.71
Overtime $16.61 - $41.75
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,744
Profit Sharing $0.00
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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$27,527 - $66,231
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 254

Job Description for Medical Records Director

Medical records directors typically work in a hospital, clinic, or other health care facility. They are responsible for compiling, processing, and maintaining medical records for their facility's patients, making sure the files contain all needed information and are correct and secure. In all tasks, these directors must follow the standards and protocols of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and of their facility to protect patient confidentiality. Medical records directors must know and use the health care industry's standardized numerical coding system.

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Medical Records Director Tasks
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Plan and direct the health information management service areas, ensuring compliance with professional, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Develop and implement organizational policies and procedures for patient data services.
  • Monitor, assess and ensure effective use the use of department resources.
  • Develop and maintain computerized record management system processes.

Common Career Paths for Medical Records Director


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Many Medical Records Directors move into a Health Information Management Director role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $65K per year.

Medical Records Director Job Listings

Popular Skills for Medical Records Director


Medical Records Directors report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Medical Coding, HIPAA Compliance, Electronic Medical Records, and Medical Records are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 8 percent. Medical Coding and Medical Records are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Records Director

Pay by Experience for a Medical Records Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Records Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 84 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Records Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Medical Records Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 49 salaries. A Medical Records Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 24 salaries.

Medical Records Director Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Medical Records Director?

Medical Records Director in Penn:
"All of the state regulations."
Be a perfectionist if possible, but realize mistakes happen.

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Key Stats for Medical Records Director

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 85 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Medical Records Director Salaries

▲11%

▲4%

National Average
$41,000

▼6%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Medical Records Director Salaries


HIPAA Compliance
▲2%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▲1%

National Average
$41,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 31%