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Health Information Specialist Salary

$51,629 (USD)

Average Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly

$656

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 20, 2019

The average pay for a Health Information Specialist is $51,629 a year and $25 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Health Information Specialist is between $37,921 and $63,080. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Health Information Specialist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Controls the management of health care data and records containing information about symptoms, examinations, test results and reports, diagnoses, treatment plans, and treatment outcomes.
  • Creates health record indexes or storage and retrieval systems to collect, classify, store, and analyze patient information in hospitals, doctors' offices, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, outpatient care centers, or hospices.
  • Compiles, codes, indexes, checks, and analyzes permanent medical records of patients, and provides data for research or cost control and care improvement efforts, all in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system.
  • Keeps patients' medical records organized, computerized, and maintained; and ensures they are accurate and complete.
Health Information Specialist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Job family population: 208,650

Estimated population of Health Information Specialist jobs: 58,142

Rate of error: 1.0%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$59,852
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Health Information Specialist Job Listings for United States

Health Information Representative I - Full Time/ Temporary
Oct 16
Stockton, CA, USA
Community Medical Centers, Inc.
This is expected to also include certain duties generally associated with the Health Information Specialist II position, under monitoring and supervision. * Performs other duties as assigned
Health Information Representative II
Sep 25
Stockton, CA, USA
Community Medical Centers, Inc.
The Health Information Representative II is responsible for maintenance of the clinical Next Gen ... Scanning, Documenting Specialist Appointments, Reviewing Incoming Referral Dept. Faxes / Mail ...
Regional IT Specialist
Nov 18
San Jose, CA, USA
Crossover Health
Crossover Health has an exciting opportunity for a Full time IT Specialist to support our Bay Area Clinics. Apply today! Job Description: The Regional Information Technology Specialist is responsible ...
Product Information Specialist (101508)
Nov 19
Milwaukee, WI, USA
Talascend
Talascend is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Product Information Specialist for a ...  Healthcare and IT. In a market where demand for skills is high and supply low, we're helping our ...
Medical Records ROI Specialist
Nov 12
Lynwood, CA, USA
LMG Healthcare
The Medical Records ROI Specialist is responsible for preparing and maintaining the patient's health record from the hospital. Assures all release of information activities are in compliance with ...

The average pay for a Health Information Specialist is $51,629 a year and $25 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Health Information Specialist is between $37,921 and $63,080. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Health Information Specialist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Health Information Representative I - Full Time/ Temporary
Oct 16
Stockton, CA, USA
Community Medical Centers, Inc.
This is expected to also include certain duties generally associated with the Health Information Specialist II position, under monitoring and supervision. * Performs other duties as assigned
Health Information Representative II
Sep 25
Stockton, CA, USA
Community Medical Centers, Inc.
The Health Information Representative II is responsible for maintenance of the clinical Next Gen ... Scanning, Documenting Specialist Appointments, Reviewing Incoming Referral Dept. Faxes / Mail ...
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