Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,230
25th Percentile Wage
$22,750
50th Percentile Wage
$29,120
75th Percentile Wage
$38,340
90th Percentile Wage
$47,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $47,670. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,230.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.24
25th Percentile Wage
$10.94
50th Percentile Wage
$14.00
75th Percentile Wage
$18.43
90th Percentile Wage
$22.92

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical records and health information technicians in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $22.92. The median hourly salary is $14.00. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.24.

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
201629,1203.43%9.68%
201528,1200.11%-
201428,0903.42%-
201327,1303.06%-
201226,300--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of Mississippi ranges from $24,670 to $35,730. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in Mississippi is Hattiesburg with a median annual salary of $35,730. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Jackson (mean annual salary $34,460). The lowest paying area is Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $24,670.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hattiesburg
$35,730
Jackson
$34,460
Pascagoula
$32,880
Gulfport-Biloxi
$30,300
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$28,690
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$25,850
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$25,180
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$24,670



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