Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary Information in Louisiana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,570
25th Percentile Wage
$27,130
50th Percentile Wage
$33,440
75th Percentile Wage
$42,880
90th Percentile Wage
$53,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $53,210. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $33,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,570.

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
$33,440
5.38% 11.12%
2016
$31,640
3.60% -
2015
$30,500
1.93% -
2014
$29,910
-3.21% -
2013
$30,870
3.73% -
2012
$29,720
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of Louisiana ranges from $25,340 to $40,130. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in Louisiana is New Iberia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $40,130. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Alexandria (mean annual salary $38,940). The lowest paying area is Hammond nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $25,340.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$40,130
Alexandria
$38,940
Shreveport-Bossier City
$37,680
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$35,760
Monroe
$34,690
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$33,010
Baton Rouge
$32,430
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$31,290
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$31,180
Lafayette
$31,000
Lake Charles
$26,670
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$25,340




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