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Highest Paying States for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $57,440, New Jersey is the highest paying state for medical records and health information technicians. It is followed by Minnesota (average annual salary $46,850). 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 state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 New Jersey
$57,440
$34,570 1,880
2 Minnesota
$46,850
$34,510 4,010
3 Colorado
$46,800
$30,310 2,910
4 District of Columbia
$46,430
$26,000 510
5 Maryland
$46,250
$28,060 4,180
6 Massachusetts
$45,920
$31,900 5,720
7 Connecticut
$45,720
$30,800 1,900
8 Oregon
$45,350
$29,460 3,170
9 California
$45,060
$27,670 21,900
10 Alaska
$44,480
$32,540 680
11 Hawaii
$44,000
$27,880 680
12 New York
$43,750
$27,870 9,590
13 Delaware
$43,160
$28,910 530
14 Rhode Island
$43,130
$28,520 650
15 North Dakota
$42,940
$28,440 770
16 Washington
$42,810
$30,740 4,740
17 Nevada
$41,310
$27,170 1,730
18 Wisconsin
$40,060
$28,990 5,110
19 Missouri
$39,810
$26,200 4,950
20 Illinois
$39,570
$25,750 8,080
21 Vermont
$38,800
$28,200 510
22 Indiana
$38,760
$25,450 3,990
23 Wyoming
$38,700
$26,280 330
24 Tennessee
$38,610
$24,510 4,150
25 Utah
$37,900
$25,340 1,910
26 Texas
$37,880
$22,830 17,620
27 Nebraska
$37,860
$26,710 1,650
28 New Hampshire
$37,630
$26,590 960
29 Ohio
$37,630
$26,450 9,200
30 Georgia
$37,550
$24,710 5,770
31 Florida
$37,380
$24,650 12,460
32 Iowa
$37,380
$26,670 2,450
33 Virginia
$37,290
$26,290 5,120
34 South Dakota
$37,180
$26,500 1,110
35 Michigan
$36,970
$25,490 5,890
36 Maine
$36,820
$26,030 1,190
37 Idaho
$36,790
$24,380 950
38 Pennsylvania
$36,730
$26,580 8,380
39 Arizona
$36,690
$25,860 5,900
40 Kansas
$36,490
$24,960 2,260
41 South Carolina
$36,400
$24,420 2,470
42 Montana
$35,630
$24,930 1,210
43 Kentucky
$35,250
$22,490 3,720
44 North Carolina
$35,180
$24,930 5,520
45 West Virginia
$35,100
$22,950 1,580
46 New Mexico
$33,830
$22,520 1,420
47 Louisiana
$33,440
$22,570 2,870
48 Oklahoma
$32,550
$21,100 3,370
49 Alabama
$32,050
$21,510 2,700
50 Arkansas
$31,930
$21,270 1,840
51 Mississippi
$30,710
$19,790 2,030
52 Guam
$28,790
$18,360 60
53 Puerto Rico
$19,160
$16,200 1,710
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