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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Medical Records and Health Information Technicians in Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,750
25th Percentile Wage
$31,090
50th Percentile Wage
$39,360
75th Percentile Wage
$48,940
90th Percentile Wage
$59,870

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 $59,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,750.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.38
25th Percentile Wage
$14.95
50th Percentile Wage
$18.92
75th Percentile Wage
$23.53
90th Percentile Wage
$28.79

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical records and health information technicians in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $28.79. The median hourly salary is $18.92. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.38.

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
201639,3606.22%15.29%
201536,9102.11%-
201436,1302.93%-
201335,0704.93%-
201233,340--

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 $28,400 to $42,680. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in Missouri is Columbia with a median annual salary of $42,680. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is St Louis (mean annual salary $41,950). The lowest paying area is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers with a median annual salary of $28,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbia
$42,680
St Louis
$41,950
Jefferson City
$38,230
Kansas City
$38,150
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$37,380
St Joseph
$36,890
Springfield
$34,840
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$32,900
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$32,800
Joplin
$31,830
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$29,920
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$29,240
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$28,400



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