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 amongst South Dakota 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,910
25th Percentile Wage
$29,190
50th Percentile Wage
$35,900
75th Percentile Wage
$46,680
90th Percentile Wage
$59,330

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 $59,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,910.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.46
25th Percentile Wage
$14.04
50th Percentile Wage
$17.26
75th Percentile Wage
$22.44
90th Percentile Wage
$28.52

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical records and health information technicians in South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $28.52. The median hourly salary is $17.26. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.46.

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
201635,9002.12%11.78%
201535,1404.38%-
201433,6002.23%-
201332,8503.59%-
201231,670--

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 $31,520 to $37,700. 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 $37,700. The second highest paying city/area in South Dakota State is Sioux Falls (mean annual salary $37,340). The lowest paying area is Sioux City with a median annual salary of $31,520.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$37,700
Sioux Falls
$37,340
Rapid City
$36,650
Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$33,090
Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$32,310
Sioux City
$31,520


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