Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical records and health information technicians in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of medical records and health information technicians among Iowa metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Medical Records and Health Information Technicians in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,670
25th Percentile Wage
$30,760
50th Percentile Wage
$37,380
75th Percentile Wage
$48,630
90th Percentile Wage
$60,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,670.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$37,380
0.94% 18.14%
2016
$37,030
0.00% -
2015
$37,030
4.46% -
2014
$35,380
6.95% -
2013
$32,920
7.05% -
2012
$30,600
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Medical Records and Health Information Technicians in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of Iowa ranges from $29,590 to $54,340. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in Iowa is Iowa City with a median annual salary of $54,340. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Cedar Rapids (mean annual salary $39,090). The lowest paying area is Dubuque with a median annual salary of $29,590.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Iowa City
$54,340
Cedar Rapids
$39,090
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$38,890
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$38,350
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$35,870
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$35,260
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$35,230
Ames
$34,860
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$32,860
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$32,780
Dubuque
$29,590




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