Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary in Sector of Information

The salary statistics of medical records and health information technicians in the industry sector of information are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare medical records and health information technician salaries in different industries within the information sector.

Average Annual Salary of Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,090
25th Percentile Wage
$28,370
50th Percentile Wage
$33,940
75th Percentile Wage
$48,090
90th Percentile Wage
$61,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in the industry sector of information. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) medical records and health information technicians is $61,570. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $33,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid medical records and health information technicians is $26,090.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of medical records and health information technicians in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$33,940
7.96% 9.46%
2016
$31,240
-18.28% -
2015
$36,950
14.37% -
2014
$31,640
-2.94% -
2013
$32,570
5.65% -
2012
$30,730
- -

Compare Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of medical records and health information technicians in four industries in the information sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for medical records and health information technician occupations is the data processing, hosting, and related services industry with an annual salary $33,490. The lowest paying industry is the other information services industry (annual salary $30,250). For detailed medical records and health information technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$33,490
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$33,490
Other Information Services
$30,250
Other Information Services
$30,250

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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