Health Informatics Job and Salary Expectations in South Carolina - SC
Health information management is a growing profession across the United States, and is expected to remain that way throughout the next decade. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) lists the average salary for medical and health care managers, of which Health Information Administrators (HIA) are considered a part, as $90,970. The same organization lists the salary for these types of Health Information Management (HIM) workers in South Carolina as $80,110. However, these figures vary from city to city and also depending upon how much education you possess and whether or not you are professionally certified (RHIA). Indeed.com lists health informatics jobs in South Carolina, including RHIA positions that are currently available. The salaries for these careers, including both HIA and RHIA opportunities, range from $50,000 to $110,000.
For example, currently there are many more positions for RHIAs listed on indeed.com than there are for HIAs (non-certified professionals). RHIA positions in South Carolina that are open at the time of this writing include Director of Health Information Management at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill; Health Information Management Program Director in Florence; Director of HIM at Makrohealth in Greenville; HIM Operations Manager at Carolinas Hospital System in Florence; and Director of Health Informatics at Spartanburg Regional in Spartanburg.