Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) in Houston, Texas Salary

A Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) in Houston, Texas earns an average wage of $17.00 per hour. A skill in Electronic Medical Records (EMR) is associated with high pay for this job.

$32,907 - $50,000
$34K
MEDIAN: $34,216
50%

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$15.07 - $19.02
$17
MEDIAN: $17.00
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$0$50K
Salary $34,216
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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$30,829 - $50,335
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data $0$19
Hourly Rate $17.00
Annual Data $0$50K
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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$30,829 - $50,335
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Job Description for Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)

Registered health information technicians (RHIT) must be accredited with the American Health Information Management Association. These technicians usually work in an office environment within a hospital, though this work is also performed in private practice, nursing homes, and public health agencies.

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Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) Tasks

  • Enter data, such as history and extent of disease, diagnostic procedures and treatment into computer.
  • Research and review patient data records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with regulations.
  • Identify, compile and code patient data, using standard classification systems.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

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Key Stats for Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)

Less than 1 year
33%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%

Skills That Affect Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) Salaries

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▲26%

National Average
$35,000

Medical Coding
▼5%

Medical Records
▼7%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
33%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 17%