Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary Information in South Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,420
25th Percentile Wage
$28,600
50th Percentile Wage
$36,400
75th Percentile Wage
$48,080
90th Percentile Wage
$60,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,420.

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
$36,400
3.82% 16.57%
2016
$35,010
6.60% -
2015
$32,700
0.34% -
2014
$32,590
3.96% -
2013
$31,300
2.97% -
2012
$30,370
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Medical Records and Health Information Technicians in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of South Carolina ranges from $28,780 to $43,330. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in South Carolina is Augusta-Richmond County with a median annual salary of $43,330. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Florence (mean annual salary $39,130). The lowest paying area is Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $28,780.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Augusta-Richmond County
$43,330
Florence
$39,130
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$38,310
Columbia
$38,230
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$37,540
Sumter
$37,120
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$34,430
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$33,400
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$31,680
Anderson
$31,430
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$30,570
Spartanburg
$30,260
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$29,160
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$28,780




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