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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,620
25th Percentile Wage
$28,960
50th Percentile Wage
$36,110
75th Percentile Wage
$46,530
90th Percentile Wage
$58,440

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 $58,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,620.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.32
25th Percentile Wage
$13.92
50th Percentile Wage
$17.36
75th Percentile Wage
$22.37
90th Percentile Wage
$28.09

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical records and health information technicians in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $28.09. The median hourly salary is $17.36. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.32.

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
201636,1100.42%3.13%
201535,9600.67%-
201435,7202.24%-
201334,920-0.17%-
201234,980--

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 $31,360 to $41,260. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in Virginia is Charlottesville with a median annual salary of $41,260. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford (mean annual salary $36,500). The lowest paying area is Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $31,360.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlottesville
$41,260
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$36,500
Roanoke
$36,160
Lynchburg
$35,540
Richmond
$34,830
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$34,750
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$34,320
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$33,760
Danville
$33,600
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$31,960
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$31,460
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$31,360


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