Health information management occupations

National Occupation Code (NOC): 1252  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Health information management technicians and related workers collect, code, record, review and manage health information. They are employed by hospitals, clinics, workplace health and safety boards, health record consulting firms and other health care establishments. Health information management technicians and related workers who are supervisors are included in this unit group.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Cancer Registrar
  • Health Information Management Coder
  • Health Information Management Practitioner
  • Health Information Management Professional
  • Health Information Management Supervisor
  • Health Information Management Technician
  • Health Records Classifier
  • Health Records Management Coder
  • Health Records Management Supervisor
  • Health Records Technician
  • Medical Records Supervisor
  • Medical Records Technician
  • Medical Records Technicians Supervisor
  • Medical Records Unit Supervisor
  • Tumour Registrar
  • Health Information Management Supervisor
  • Health Information Management Technician
  • Health Records Technician
  • Medical Records Unit Supervisor
  • Quality Improvement Decision Support Specialist

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for health information management occupations.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $37,338
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $59,122
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $56,091
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for health information management occupations.

Gender Median Income
Male $56,091
Female $25,013
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (3 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for health information management occupations.

$55,302.00
Lowest Observed
$72,000.00
Highest Observed
$55,302.00
25th Percentile
$61,284.00
Average
$56,550.00
Median
$72,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for health information management occupations

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 0
25 to 34 years 25
35 to 44 years 35
45 to 54 years 30
55 to 64 years 25
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 125
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for health information management occupations. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 60
Part Time 80
Total 140
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for health information management occupations. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 35
Female 100
Total 130
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for health information management occupations. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 125
Self Employed 0
Total 125
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for health information management occupations. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 135
Unemployed 0
Total 125
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for health information management occupations. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 0
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 80
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 50
Total 140
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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