Careers

Health Information Management Careers

The future growth of HIM jobs shows no signs of slowing. Implementing the electronic health record (EHR) into institutions and organizations requires considerable time. Once the EHR is in place, the work required to use the data to create better patient care outcomes will the keep the demand for HIM professionals high for years to come.

UIC Career Resources

The UIC Career Resources office has many helpful resources as well as job listings for current and recent graduate HI students. If you are local to UIC, you may schedule an in-person advising appointment. If you are remote, you can access the many resources available at the website, including job postings, resume writing presentations and cover letter examples.

Services offered:

  • Individual Career Advising – available via phone or video conference for remote students
  • Career Planning Guide
  • Career Assessments
  • Job Fairs
  • Job and Internship Opportunities
Visit UIC Career Resources

Professional Organizations

Joining professional organizations can help you in your career and job search. Through membership, you have access to other professionals in the field as well as conferences and meetings.

Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

Salary Information

Below are some typical job titles within health informatics along with salary information:

HIM Analyst
Average Salary = $52,186

Health Information Manager
Average Salary = $55,871

Quality Improvement Analyst
Average Salary = $57,062

Revenue Cycle Manager
Average Salary = $69,948

EHR Applications Analyst
Average Salary = $75,573

EHR Consultant
Average Salary = $79,259

HIPPA Privacy and Compliance Manager
Average Salary = $81,414

 

Health Information Director
Average Salary = $92,083

Director of Risk Management
Average Salary = $141,356