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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,580
25th Percentile Wage
$30,470
50th Percentile Wage
$36,730
75th Percentile Wage
$46,470
90th Percentile Wage
$59,430

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 $59,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,580.

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
$36,730
1.96% 10.94%
2016
$36,010
0.11% -
2015
$35,970
4.95% -
2014
$34,190
2.34% -
2013
$33,390
2.04% -
2012
$32,710
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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 $31,870 to $59,240. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $59,240. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia (mean annual salary $41,650). The lowest paying area is Erie with a median annual salary of $31,870.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$59,240
Philadelphia
$41,650
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$40,780
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$39,640
Lebanon
$38,880
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$38,460
Lancaster
$37,570
Johnstown
$37,540
Reading
$36,790
York-Hanover
$36,070
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$36,060
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$35,690
Altoona
$35,650
State College
$35,280
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$35,280
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$34,030
Pittsburgh
$33,740
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$32,860
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$32,180
Erie
$31,870




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