Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,870
25th Percentile Wage
$34,170
50th Percentile Wage
$43,750
75th Percentile Wage
$55,790
90th Percentile Wage
$69,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $69,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,870.

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
$43,750
1.51% 11.38%
2016
$43,090
3.46% -
2015
$41,600
3.82% -
2014
$40,010
1.00% -
2013
$39,610
2.12% -
2012
$38,770
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Medical Records and Health Information Technicians in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of New York ranges from $29,650 to $49,990. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $49,990. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $48,370). The lowest paying area is Ithaca with a median annual salary of $29,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$49,990
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$48,370
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$44,600
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$41,780
Rochester
$40,960
Syracuse
$39,870
Kingston
$39,750
Elmira
$39,340
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$39,000
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$38,340
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$37,770
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$37,170
Glens Falls
$35,760
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$34,500
Binghamton
$33,620
Utica-Rome
$32,910
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$32,240
Ithaca
$29,650




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