Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical records and health information technicians in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of medical records and health information technicians among North Carolina 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,930
25th Percentile Wage
$28,560
50th Percentile Wage
$35,180
75th Percentile Wage
$45,280
90th Percentile Wage
$54,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $54,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,180. 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
$35,180
5.29% 10.72%
2016
$33,320
1.02% -
2015
$32,980
1.88% -
2014
$32,360
0.77% -
2013
$32,110
2.18% -
2012
$31,410
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Medical Records and Health Information Technicians in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of North Carolina ranges from $26,960 to $39,150. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in North Carolina is Durham-Chapel Hill with a median annual salary of $39,150. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Fayetteville (mean annual salary $39,110). The lowest paying area is Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $26,960.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$39,150
Fayetteville
$39,110
Winston-Salem
$37,870
Jacksonville
$37,400
Greenville
$36,430
Raleigh-Cary
$35,450
Asheville
$34,820
Burlington
$34,500
Greensboro-High Point
$33,210
Wilmington
$32,770
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$32,540
Goldsboro
$31,490
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$31,320
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$30,500
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$30,290
Rocky Mount
$29,410
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$26,960




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