Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,290
25th Percentile Wage
$30,070
50th Percentile Wage
$37,290
75th Percentile Wage
$49,370
90th Percentile Wage
$65,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $65,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,290.

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
$37,290
3.16% 6.19%
2016
$36,110
0.42% -
2015
$35,960
0.67% -
2014
$35,720
2.24% -
2013
$34,920
-0.17% -
2012
$34,980
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of Virginia ranges from $31,050 to $45,910. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in Virginia is Charlottesville with a median annual salary of $45,910. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Richmond (mean annual salary $39,150). The lowest paying area is Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $31,050.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlottesville
$45,910
Richmond
$39,150
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$36,500
Harrisonburg
$36,380
Roanoke
$35,600
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$34,750
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$34,630
Lynchburg
$34,250
Danville
$33,600
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$32,580
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$32,270
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$32,260
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$31,050




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