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 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 Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,270
25th Percentile Wage
$25,680
50th Percentile Wage
$31,640
75th Percentile Wage
$39,370
90th Percentile Wage
$49,190

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 $49,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,270.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.23
25th Percentile Wage
$12.35
50th Percentile Wage
$15.21
75th Percentile Wage
$18.93
90th Percentile Wage
$23.65

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical records and health information technicians in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.65. The median hourly salary is $15.21. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.23.

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
201631,6403.60%6.07%
201530,5001.93%-
201429,910-3.21%-
201330,8703.73%-
201229,720--

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 $35,290. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in Louisiana is Shreveport-Bossier City with a median annual salary of $35,290. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Monroe (mean annual salary $34,100). The lowest paying area is Hammond nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $25,340.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Shreveport-Bossier City
$35,290
Monroe
$34,100
Alexandria
$33,030
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$32,830
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$32,620
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$31,120
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$30,950
Baton Rouge
$30,370
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$29,960
Lafayette
$29,920
Lake Charles
$27,390
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$25,340



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