Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary Information in Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,940
25th Percentile Wage
$29,690
50th Percentile Wage
$36,010
75th Percentile Wage
$45,140
90th Percentile Wage
$57,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $57,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,940.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.47
25th Percentile Wage
$14.27
50th Percentile Wage
$17.30
75th Percentile Wage
$21.70
90th Percentile Wage
$27.56

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical records and health information technicians in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $27.56. The median hourly salary is $17.30. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.47.

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
201636,0100.11%9.16%
201535,9704.95%-
201434,1902.34%-
201333,3902.04%-
201232,710--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $29,780 to $59,310. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $59,310. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Reading (mean annual salary $43,130). The lowest paying area is Erie with a median annual salary of $29,780.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$59,310
Reading
$43,130
Philadelphia
$38,590
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$38,430
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$38,220
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$37,610
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$37,020
Altoona
$36,340
Lebanon
$35,910
York-Hanover
$35,840
Lancaster
$35,800
State College
$35,130
Johnstown
$35,080
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$34,720
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$34,470
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$34,030
Pittsburgh
$33,710
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$32,620
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$30,640
Erie
$29,780



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