Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary Information in Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,300
25th Percentile Wage
$27,780
50th Percentile Wage
$34,820
75th Percentile Wage
$46,200
90th Percentile Wage
$59,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $59,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,300.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.20
25th Percentile Wage
$13.36
50th Percentile Wage
$16.73
75th Percentile Wage
$22.21
90th Percentile Wage
$28.79

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical records and health information technicians in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $28.79. The median hourly salary is $16.73. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.20.

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
201634,8208.27%13.64%
201531,9403.07%-
201430,960-0.45%-
201331,1003.31%-
201230,070--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of Tennessee ranges from $29,580 to $39,510. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in Tennessee is Memphis with a median annual salary of $39,510. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Johnson City (mean annual salary $38,370). The lowest paying area is Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $29,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Memphis
$39,510
Johnson City
$38,370
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$35,780
Knoxville
$32,500
Cleveland
$32,220
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$31,630
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$31,310
Morristown
$31,290
Clarksville
$31,210
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$30,820
Chattanooga
$30,410
Jackson
$30,260
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$29,580


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