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 amongst 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,450
25th Percentile Wage
$29,600
50th Percentile Wage
$38,230
75th Percentile Wage
$52,060
90th Percentile Wage
$64,990

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 $64,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,450.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.76
25th Percentile Wage
$14.23
50th Percentile Wage
$18.38
75th Percentile Wage
$25.03
90th Percentile Wage
$31.25

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical records and health information technicians in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $31.25. The median hourly salary is $18.38. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.76.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of medical records and health information technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201638,2303.66%12.95%
201536,8304.13%-
201435,3102.49%-
201334,4303.34%-
201233,280--

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 $30,240 to $48,760. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in Illinois is Danville with a median annual salary of $48,760. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) (mean annual salary $42,070). The lowest paying area is Peoria with a median annual salary of $30,240.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Danville
$48,760
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$42,070
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$40,890
Springfield
$37,250
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$36,950
Decatur
$36,240
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$35,380
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$35,040
Rockford
$34,690
Champaign-Urbana
$32,270
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$31,780
Kankakee-Bradley
$30,810
Bloomington-Normal
$30,730
Peoria
$30,240


Related:

Highest paying cities for medical records and health information technicians

Highest paying industries for medical records and health information technicians.