Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary Information in Montana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,930
25th Percentile Wage
$29,040
50th Percentile Wage
$35,630
75th Percentile Wage
$44,760
90th Percentile Wage
$57,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $57,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,930.

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
$35,630
7.94% 17.79%
2016
$32,800
4.36% -
2015
$31,370
1.82% -
2014
$30,800
2.56% -
2013
$30,010
2.40% -
2012
$29,290
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of Montana ranges from $31,730 to $41,240. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in Montana is Billings with a median annual salary of $41,240. The second highest paying city/area in Montana State is Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $39,390). The lowest paying area is Western Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $31,730.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Billings
$41,240
Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$39,390
Central Montana nonmetropolitan area
$37,230
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$35,000
Great Falls
$34,120
Missoula
$33,080
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$31,730




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