Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,410
25th Percentile Wage
$32,170
50th Percentile Wage
$38,400
75th Percentile Wage
$49,580
90th Percentile Wage
$60,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,410.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.18
25th Percentile Wage
$15.47
50th Percentile Wage
$18.46
75th Percentile Wage
$23.83
90th Percentile Wage
$29.02

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical records and health information technicians in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.02. The median hourly salary is $18.46. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.18.

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
201638,4001.64%9.77%
201537,7704.21%-
201436,1801.16%-
201335,7603.10%-
201234,650--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of Wisconsin ranges from $30,650 to $45,490. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in Wisconsin is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $45,490. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Duluth (mean annual salary $44,520). The lowest paying area is Racine with a median annual salary of $30,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$45,490
Duluth
$44,520
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$43,980
Madison
$41,800
Lake County-Kenosha County
$40,020
Oshkosh-Neenah
$40,020
Eau Claire
$37,790
Appleton
$37,580
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$37,290
Green Bay
$37,080
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$36,030
Wausau
$35,640
Sheboygan
$34,770
La Crosse
$34,360
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$34,270
Janesville
$33,710
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$33,370
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$33,010
Fond du Lac
$31,390
Racine
$30,650


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