Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary Information in Kentucky

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,490
25th Percentile Wage
$27,510
50th Percentile Wage
$35,250
75th Percentile Wage
$45,710
90th Percentile Wage
$56,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $56,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,490.

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
$35,250
-0.65% 13.25%
2016
$35,480
4.11% -
2015
$34,020
2.00% -
2014
$33,340
6.72% -
2013
$31,100
1.67% -
2012
$30,580
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of Kentucky ranges from $29,820 to $41,960. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in Kentucky is Elizabethtown with a median annual salary of $41,960. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Lexington-Fayette (mean annual salary $40,160). The lowest paying area is East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $29,820.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Elizabethtown
$41,960
Lexington-Fayette
$40,160
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$35,660
Evansville
$34,780
Bowling Green
$34,760
Louisville-Jefferson County
$34,340
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$33,440
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$31,780
Owensboro
$31,200
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$29,820




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