Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical records and health information technicians in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of medical records and health information technicians among Alabama metropolitan 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 Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,310
25th Percentile Wage
$25,520
50th Percentile Wage
$31,500
75th Percentile Wage
$40,580
90th Percentile Wage
$53,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $53,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,310.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.25
25th Percentile Wage
$12.27
50th Percentile Wage
$15.15
75th Percentile Wage
$19.51
90th Percentile Wage
$25.67

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical records and health information technicians in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $25.67. The median hourly salary is $15.15. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.25.

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
201631,5005.14%13.27%
201529,8803.55%-
201428,8205.07%-
201327,3600.15%-
201227,320--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of Alabama ranges from $26,680 to $37,290. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in Alabama is Florence-Muscle Shoals with a median annual salary of $37,290. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Huntsville (mean annual salary $37,260). The lowest paying area is Auburn-Opelika with a median annual salary of $26,680.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$37,290
Huntsville
$37,260
Birmingham-Hoover
$34,510
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$31,950
Montgomery
$30,810
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$30,630
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$30,510
Tuscaloosa
$30,320
Gadsden
$28,790
Decatur
$28,550
Mobile
$28,540
Dothan
$28,120
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$27,740
Auburn-Opelika
$26,680


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