Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary Information in West Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical records and health information technicians in the state of West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of medical records and health information technicians among West 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,950
25th Percentile Wage
$27,510
50th Percentile Wage
$35,100
75th Percentile Wage
$45,920
90th Percentile Wage
$57,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $57,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,950.

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
$35,100
4.50% 19.94%
2016
$33,520
3.64% -
2015
$32,300
4.67% -
2014
$30,790
0.81% -
2013
$30,540
7.99% -
2012
$28,100
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of West Virginia ranges from $29,130 to $42,050. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in West Virginia is Hagerstown-Martinsburg with a median annual salary of $42,050. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria (mean annual salary $41,050). The lowest paying area is Cumberland with a median annual salary of $29,130.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$42,050
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$41,050
Morgantown
$40,680
Steubenville-Weirton
$37,820
Winchester
$36,380
Huntington-Ashland
$36,140
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$34,120
Wheeling
$33,540
Charleston
$32,900
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$31,620
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$29,620
Cumberland
$29,130




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