Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical records and health information technicians in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of medical records and health information technicians among Georgia 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,710
25th Percentile Wage
$29,190
50th Percentile Wage
$37,550
75th Percentile Wage
$48,440
90th Percentile Wage
$59,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $59,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,710.

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
$37,550
4.71% 16.75%
2016
$35,780
2.85% -
2015
$34,760
3.86% -
2014
$33,420
0.84% -
2013
$33,140
5.67% -
2012
$31,260
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Medical Records and Health Information Technicians in Georgia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of Georgia ranges from $28,130 to $40,920. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in Georgia is Athens-Clarke County with a median annual salary of $40,920. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Hinesville-Fort Stewart (mean annual salary $40,720). The lowest paying area is East Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $28,130.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Athens-Clarke County
$40,920
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$40,720
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$40,090
Gainesville
$38,100
Macon
$35,750
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$34,890
Valdosta
$34,130
Columbus
$33,200
Rome
$32,700
Savannah
$32,690
Brunswick
$32,520
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$32,290
Dalton
$30,480
Albany
$30,120
Warner Robins
$28,510
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$28,300
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$28,130




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