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 $61,317
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $63,155
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $59,559
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 $59,559
Female $80,371
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 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 45
35 to 44 years 35
45 to 54 years 50
55 to 64 years 50
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 175
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 65
Part Time 125
Total 185
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 65
Female 115
Total 175
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 180
Self Employed 0
Total 175
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 180
Unemployed 0
Total 175
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 15
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 65
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 95
Total 185
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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