Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical records and health information technicians in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of medical records and health information technicians among Illinois 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 Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,750
25th Percentile Wage
$31,080
50th Percentile Wage
$39,570
75th Percentile Wage
$53,020
90th Percentile Wage
$64,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $64,150. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,750.

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
$39,570
3.39% 15.90%
2016
$38,230
3.66% -
2015
$36,830
4.13% -
2014
$35,310
2.49% -
2013
$34,430
3.34% -
2012
$33,280
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Medical Records and Health Information Technicians in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of Illinois ranges from $30,730 to $48,710. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in Illinois is Danville with a median annual salary of $48,710. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Kankakee-Bradley (mean annual salary $47,970). The lowest paying area is Bloomington-Normal with a median annual salary of $30,730.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Danville
$48,710
Kankakee-Bradley
$47,970
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$44,390
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$43,330
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$40,830
Springfield
$38,320
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$36,550
Rockford
$35,700
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$34,750
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$33,550
Champaign-Urbana
$33,380
Decatur
$32,830
Peoria
$30,880
Bloomington-Normal
$30,730




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