Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary Information in South Dakota

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,500
25th Percentile Wage
$30,330
50th Percentile Wage
$37,180
75th Percentile Wage
$48,240
90th Percentile Wage
$61,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $61,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,500.

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
$37,180
3.44% 14.82%
2016
$35,900
2.12% -
2015
$35,140
4.38% -
2014
$33,600
2.23% -
2013
$32,850
3.59% -
2012
$31,670
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Medical Records and Health Information Technicians in South Dakota Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some South Dakota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of South Dakota ranges from $33,090 to $39,920. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in South Dakota is Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,920. The second highest paying city/area in South Dakota State is Sioux Falls (mean annual salary $38,820). The lowest paying area is Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $33,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$39,920
Sioux Falls
$38,820
Rapid City
$37,860
Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$34,480
Sioux City
$33,310
Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$33,090




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