Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical records and health information technicians in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of medical records and health information technicians amongst Colorado 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,240
25th Percentile Wage
$36,400
50th Percentile Wage
$46,990
75th Percentile Wage
$58,750
90th Percentile Wage
$71,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $71,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,240.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.54
25th Percentile Wage
$17.50
50th Percentile Wage
$22.59
75th Percentile Wage
$28.25
90th Percentile Wage
$34.54

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical records and health information technicians in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $34.54. The median hourly salary is $22.59. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.54.

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
201646,9902.94%13.77%
201545,6106.20%-
201442,7801.19%-
201342,2704.14%-
201240,520--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of Colorado ranges from $30,700 to $52,310. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in Colorado is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $52,310. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Pueblo (mean annual salary $47,350). The lowest paying area is Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,700.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$52,310
Pueblo
$47,350
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$43,400
Grand Junction
$42,110
Fort Collins-Loveland
$41,100
Boulder
$40,090
Greeley
$39,870
Colorado Springs
$37,330
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$35,870
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$33,450
Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$30,700



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