How much does a Medical Records Director make in the United States? The average Medical Records Director salary in the United States is $133,011 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $115,556 and $151,508. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $115,556 10% $99,665 90% $168,349 75% $151,508 $133,011 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Medical Records Director

Medical Records Director 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. Being a Medical Records Director oversees budgeting, quality improvement and staff hiring, evaluation and supervision. Develops systems and procedures to provide data for internal analysis and external reporting. Additionally, Medical Records Director requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. Typically requires Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA). The Medical Records Director 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. To be a Medical Records Director typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
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City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
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City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
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City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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