Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary Information in Alaska

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical records and health information technicians in the state of Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of medical records and health information technicians amongst Alaska areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Medical Records and Health Information Technicians in Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,590
25th Percentile Wage
$36,840
50th Percentile Wage
$44,330
75th Percentile Wage
$53,150
90th Percentile Wage
$67,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $67,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,590.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.67
25th Percentile Wage
$17.71
50th Percentile Wage
$21.31
75th Percentile Wage
$25.55
90th Percentile Wage
$32.63

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical records and health information technicians in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $32.63. The median hourly salary is $21.31. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.67.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of medical records and health information technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201644,3301.31%12.27%
201543,7507.18%-
201440,610-0.02%-
201340,6204.26%-
201238,890--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Medical Records and Health Information Technicians in Alaska Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some Alaska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of Alaska ranges from $38,250 to $52,410. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in Alaska is Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $52,410. The second highest paying city/area in Alaska State is Fairbanks (mean annual salary $45,670). The lowest paying area is Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,250.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$52,410
Fairbanks
$45,670
Anchorage
$41,780
Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$38,250


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