The average annual and hourly salaries for medical records and health information technicians in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of medical records and health information technicians amongst California 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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$27,670|
|25th Percentile Wage||$33,980|
|50th Percentile Wage||$45,060|
|75th Percentile Wage||$61,920|
|90th Percentile Wage||$80,390|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,670.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of medical records and health information technicians from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of California ranges from $34,590 to $61,640. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in California is San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara with a median annual salary of $61,640. The second highest paying city/area in California State is North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $56,020). The lowest paying area is North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $34,590.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara|| |
|North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area|| |
|San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City|| |
|San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont|| |
|Yuba City|| |
|Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area|| |
|San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos|| |
|El Centro|| |
|Santa Rosa-Petaluma|| |
|Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana|| |
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario|| |
|Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta|| |
|San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles|| |
|Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine|| |
|Santa Cruz-Watsonville|| |
|North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area|| |