Alternate Job Titles: Health Information Management Director, Director of Medical Records, Director of Health Information Management, Medical Records Director
How much does a Medical Records Director make? The median annual Medical Records Director salary is $116,653, as of August 03, 2017, with a range usually between $101,350-$132,875, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Medical Records Director in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Medical Records Director in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Medical Records Director in the United States is $116,653, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Medical Records Director in the United States are expected to make less than $116,653.
Source: HR Reported data as of August 03, 2017
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Medical Records Director that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Medical Records Director are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of August 2017
Directs, establishes, and plans the overall policies and goals for a medical records department in support of hospital strategic objectives and program planning. Ensures that all health information management practices comply with JCAHO and other applicable standards. Oversees budgeting, quality improvement and staff hiring, evaluation and supervision. Develops systems and procedures to provide data for internal analysis and external reporting. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. Typically requires Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA). Typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. Typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. View full job description