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 cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,510
25th Percentile Wage
$25,630
50th Percentile Wage
$32,050
75th Percentile Wage
$41,550
90th Percentile Wage
$54,930

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 $54,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,510.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of medical records and health information technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$32,050
1.72% 14.76%
2016
$31,500
5.14% -
2015
$29,880
3.55% -
2014
$28,820
5.07% -
2013
$27,360
0.15% -
2012
$27,320
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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 $24,830 to $36,720. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in Alabama is Huntsville with a median annual salary of $36,720. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Birmingham-Hoover (mean annual salary $36,110). The lowest paying area is Anniston-Oxford with a median annual salary of $24,830.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Huntsville
$36,720
Birmingham-Hoover
$36,110
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$35,150
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$33,570
Montgomery
$31,940
Dothan
$30,840
Tuscaloosa
$30,590
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$30,550
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$30,420
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$29,080
Mobile
$28,810
Gadsden
$28,420
Decatur
$28,400
Auburn-Opelika
$27,800
Anniston-Oxford
$24,830




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