Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

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

Average Annual Salary of Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,370
25th Percentile Wage
$36,850
50th Percentile Wage
$46,110
75th Percentile Wage
$54,070
90th Percentile Wage
$61,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $61,330. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid medical records and health information technicians is $29,370.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,110
3.06% 7.48%
2016
$44,700
-0.29% -
2015
$44,830
3.01% -
2014
$43,480
1.84% -
2013
$42,680
0.05% -
2012
$42,660
- -

Compare Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of medical records and health information technicians in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $48,830. The lowest paying industry is the local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $37,530). For detailed medical records and health information technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$48,830
Federal government, including USPS
$48,830
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$46,110
State government, including schools and hospitals
$44,290
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$43,720
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$41,920
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$39,600
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$37,530

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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