Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,200
25th Percentile Wage
$31,420
50th Percentile Wage
$39,810
75th Percentile Wage
$49,710
90th Percentile Wage
$60,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,200.

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
$39,810
1.13% 16.25%
2016
$39,360
6.22% -
2015
$36,910
2.11% -
2014
$36,130
2.93% -
2013
$35,070
4.93% -
2012
$33,340
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of Missouri ranges from $29,220 to $44,990. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in Missouri is St Joseph with a median annual salary of $44,990. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is St Louis (mean annual salary $41,610). The lowest paying area is Joplin with a median annual salary of $29,220.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Joseph
$44,990
St Louis
$41,610
Springfield
$39,670
Columbia
$39,050
Kansas City
$38,930
Jefferson City
$38,750
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$38,680
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$34,860
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$32,800
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$31,830
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$31,730
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$30,400
Joplin
$29,220




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