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Highest Paying Cities for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

The top 100 highest paying cities for medical records and health information technicians (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of medical records and health information technicians in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $64,770, Danbury, Connecticut is the highest paying city for medical records and health information technicians. It is followed by Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey (average annual salary $60,420). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of medical records and health information technicians in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Danbury, Connecticut
$64,770
70
2 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$60,420
390
3 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$59,310
740
4 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$56,550
890
5 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$53,870
130
6 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$53,160
100
7 Redding, California
$53,070
180
8 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$52,410
60
9 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$52,310
1,700
10 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$51,460
360
11 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$51,410
860
12 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$50,660
80
13 New Haven, Connecticut
$50,510
380
14 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$49,840
2,450
15 Camden, New Jersey
$49,520
250
16 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$48,910
1,450
17 Danville, Illinois
$48,760
50
18 Gainesville, Florida
$48,690
280
19 Corvallis, Oregon
$48,650
40
20 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$48,630
1,360
21 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$48,540
160
22 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$48,490
6,820
23 Honolulu, Hawaii
$48,140
450
24 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$48,100
1,790
25 Salinas, California
$48,100
160
26 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$48,100
3,040
27 San Angelo, Texas
$47,920
80
28 Jackson, Michigan
$47,600
50
29 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$47,550
130
30 Pueblo, Colorado
$47,350
80
31 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$47,310
2,760
32 St Marys County, Maryland
$47,160
30
33 Iowa City, Iowa
$47,080
470
34 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$46,910
70
35 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$46,670
120
36 Napa, California
$46,360
70
37 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$46,250
60
38 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$46,140
n/a
39 Flagstaff, Arizona
$45,880
160
40 Fairbanks, Alaska
$45,670
90
41 Framingham, Massachusetts
$45,540
130
42 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$45,540
2,210
43 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$45,490
2,490
44 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$45,410
2,470
45 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$45,050
2,710
46 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$44,970
660
47 Longview, Washington
$44,900
50
48 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$44,710
190
49 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$44,600
4,360
50 Duluth, Wisconsin
$44,520
210
51 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$44,450
2,010
52 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$44,380
2,690
53 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$44,340
280
54 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$44,190
80
55 Fargo, North Dakota
$44,110
310
56 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$44,090
770
57 Elizabethtown, Kentucky
$44,040
230
58 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$43,980
1,420
59 Lawton, Oklahoma
$43,930
210
60 Naples-Marco Island, Florida
$43,680
80
61 St Cloud, Minnesota
$43,540
150
62 Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$43,530
260
63 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$43,400
110
64 Worcester, Massachusetts
$43,340
380
65 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$43,300
1,260
66 Nashua, New Hampshire
$43,140
150
67 Reading, Pennsylvania
$43,130
310
68 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$42,950
140
69 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$42,810
3,040
70 Peabody, Massachusetts
$42,800
320
71 Stockton, California
$42,720
260
72 Columbia, Missouri
$42,680
200
73 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$42,620
1,590
74 Central Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$42,580
90
75 Salem, Oregon
$42,520
210
76 Bismarck, North Dakota
$42,420
200
77 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$42,370
120
78 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$42,260
2,080
79 Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$42,170
120
80 Grand Junction, Colorado
$42,110
70
81 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$42,070
4,370
82 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$42,020
760
83 Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina
$42,010
310
84 St Louis, Missouri
$41,950
2,410
85 Morgantown, West Virginia
$41,900
190
86 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$41,850
940
87 Madison, Wisconsin
$41,800
640
88 Anchorage, Alaska
$41,780
330
89 Rochester-Dover, New Hampshire
$41,750
60
90 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$41,540
310
91 Bend, Oregon
$41,480
120
92 Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$41,460
80
93 Merced, California
$41,320
80
94 Cheyenne, Wyoming
$41,300
60
95 Charlottesville, Virginia
$41,260
310
96 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$41,210
400
97 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, West Virginia
$41,140
220
98 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$41,100
170
99 Carson City, Nevada
$41,030
60
100 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$40,990
3,000
See also: Highest paying industries for medical records and health information technicians.