Career Outlook for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Also known as:  Cancer Registrar, Health Information Coder, Health Information Specialist, Health Information Systems Technician, Health Records Technician, Medical Records Specialist
The overall job outlook for Medical Records or Health Information Technician careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 13.58 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 2.26 percent per year. Demand for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians is expected to go up, with an expected 31,520 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.24 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Medical Records and Health Information Technicians in the following states
California 17,340
Texas 14,710
Florida 10,880
New York 9,630
Pennsylvania 7,470
Illinois 7,090
Ohio 6,510
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
Guam 80
Wyoming 260
Delaware 430
Vermont 480
District of Columbia 540
Alaska 560
North Dakota 570
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