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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 $58,070, New Jersey is the highest paying state for medical records and health information technicians. It is followed by District of Columbia (average annual salary $48,740). 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 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
$58,070
$36,620 1,880
2 District of Columbia
$48,740
$32,510 510
3 Colorado
$46,990
$30,240 2,780
4 Maryland
$46,850
$28,320 4,080
5 Minnesota
$45,330
$33,190 3,950
6 Massachusetts
$45,000
$30,930 5,640
7 Connecticut
$44,640
$29,300 1,710
8 Hawaii
$44,480
$27,680 630
9 Alaska
$44,330
$32,590 640
10 California
$43,860
$27,060 20,840
11 Oregon
$43,770
$27,860 3,340
12 New York
$43,090
$28,260 8,800
13 Nevada
$42,240
$26,630 1,720
14 North Dakota
$41,900
$28,850 890
15 Washington
$41,320
$28,800 4,510
16 Missouri
$39,360
$25,750 5,120
17 Rhode Island
$38,590
$26,480 660
18 Wisconsin
$38,400
$27,410 5,290
19 Vermont
$38,280
$27,690 480
20 Illinois
$38,230
$24,450 8,140
21 New Hampshire
$38,030
$26,830 980
22 Wyoming
$37,820
$25,560 340
23 Florida
$37,500
$25,020 10,600
24 Delaware
$37,270
$27,670 410
25 Nebraska
$37,250
$26,560 1,630
26 Iowa
$37,030
$26,150 2,150
27 Utah
$36,720
$25,220 1,600
28 Ohio
$36,630
$25,950 9,240
29 Arizona
$36,380
$25,680 5,740
30 Virginia
$36,110
$25,620 5,030
31 Pennsylvania
$36,010
$25,940 7,610
32 Indiana
$35,990
$23,970 3,850
33 Texas
$35,920
$22,010 17,110
34 South Dakota
$35,900
$25,910 1,080
35 Maine
$35,840
$25,500 1,320
36 Georgia
$35,780
$23,110 5,860
37 Michigan
$35,780
$24,090 5,240
38 Kentucky
$35,480
$22,310 4,530
39 South Carolina
$35,010
$23,230 2,590
40 Idaho
$34,870
$24,270 1,010
41 Tennessee
$34,820
$23,300 5,230
42 Kansas
$33,910
$24,350 2,120
43 West Virginia
$33,520
$22,570 1,290
44 North Carolina
$33,320
$23,310 5,620
45 Montana
$32,800
$23,100 1,080
46 New Mexico
$32,320
$22,090 1,420
47 Louisiana
$31,640
$21,270 2,850
48 Alabama
$31,500
$21,310 2,670
49 Oklahoma
$31,450
$21,190 3,960
50 Arkansas
$30,880
$20,740 1,870
51 Mississippi
$29,120
$19,230 2,490
52 Guam
$28,790
$18,360 60
53 Puerto Rico
$18,930
$16,100 1,720
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