Career Details

HIPPA Privacy Officer

Career Overview

A privacy officer monitors hospital compliance for patient privacy and confidentiality. One responsibility is to provide training on these guidelines to employees.


A four-year bachelor’s degree in health information management or a related field is likely required to do this work.

Salary Expectations

Low End:
High End:
$37,000 /yr
$66,000 /yr
$105,000 /yr

Recommended Courses

  • English - as much as possible!
  • Public Speaking
  • Health
Future Outlook

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.

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Work Environment

A privacy officer works in a hospital or any other healthcare-related facility.


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook

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