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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 $61,640, San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California 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 2018 [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 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$61,640
1,090
2 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$60,420
390
3 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$59,240
670
4 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, New Jersey
$59,200
30
5 Danbury, Connecticut
$56,070
60
6 North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$56,020
n/a
7 Iowa City, Iowa
$54,340
370
8 Salinas, California
$54,180
170
9 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$53,170
40
10 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$52,370
1,740
11 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$52,000
1,060
12 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$51,700
1,710
13 Camden, New Jersey
$51,480
240
14 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$51,300
2,870
15 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$51,260
60
16 Corvallis, Oregon
$51,180
40
17 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$51,070
820
18 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$50,900
2,810
19 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$50,890
150
20 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$50,700
40
21 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$49,990
1,350
22 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$49,450
1,810
23 Yuba City, California
$49,440
40
24 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$49,300
2,620
25 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$48,870
540
26 Framingham, Massachusetts
$48,800
110
27 Rochester, Minnesota
$48,750
600
28 Danville, Illinois
$48,710
50
29 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$48,380
4,020
30 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$48,370
7,330
31 Madera-Chowchilla, California
$48,350
200
32 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$48,340
140
33 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$48,220
80
34 Honolulu, Hawaii
$48,140
450
35 Redding, California
$48,100
110
36 Gainesville, Florida
$48,090
350
37 Kankakee-Bradley, Illinois
$47,970
30
38 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$47,950
1,870
39 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$47,700
2,180
40 Longview, Washington
$47,500
50
41 Stockton, California
$47,350
280
42 California-Lexington Park, USA
$47,250
50
43 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$47,250
2,500
44 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$47,210
150
45 Fairbanks, Alaska
$47,190
90
46 St Marys County, Maryland
$47,160
30
47 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$46,910
70
48 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$46,860
5,170
49 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$46,830
1,300
50 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$46,780
360
51 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$46,570
120
52 St Cloud, Minnesota
$46,450
140
53 Greeley, Colorado
$46,390
70
54 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$46,360
2,250
55 Urban Honolulu, USA
$46,260
530
56 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$46,250
60
57 Santa Fe, New Mexico
$46,150
70
58 Charlottesville, Virginia
$45,910
210
59 Napa, California
$45,820
70
60 New Haven, Connecticut
$45,570
340
61 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$45,380
2,770
62 Pueblo, Colorado
$45,300
70
63 Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$45,170
280
64 St Joseph, Missouri
$44,990
120
65 Duluth, Wisconsin
$44,970
180
66 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$44,930
1,760
67 Naples-Marco Island, Florida
$44,920
70
68 Worcester, Massachusetts
$44,860
410
69 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$44,770
1,370
70 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$44,600
4,360
71 Pittsfield, Massachusetts
$44,520
100
72 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$44,390
4,400
73 North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$44,310
120
74 Wilmington, New Jersey
$44,170
450
75 Fargo, North Dakota
$44,110
310
76 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$44,090
770
77 Merced, California
$44,030
80
78 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$44,020
140
79 Madison, Wisconsin
$43,930
690
80 Carson City, Nevada
$43,510
50
81 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$43,330
5,810
82 Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina
$43,330
350
83 Bend, Oregon
$43,180
140
84 El Centro, California
$43,180
90
85 Waterbury, Connecticut
$43,180
130
86 Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$43,130
80
87 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$43,100
120
88 Peabody, Massachusetts
$43,070
320
89 Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$43,060
70
90 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$42,990
320
91 Lawrence, Kansas
$42,850
50
92 San Rafael, USA
$42,760
150
93 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Texas
$42,720
600
94 Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$42,660
50
95 Mankato-North Mankato, Minnesota
$42,630
30
96 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$42,610
3,090
97 Anchorage, Alaska
$42,590
400
98 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$42,520
130
99 Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$42,460
110
100 Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$42,440
50
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