Salary for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

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Medical records and health information technicians complete, process, and file patient medical records. These individuals are required to follow government, medical, and institutional regulations regarding patient privacy, and may prepare and process government forms regarding patient information policies. They often perform data entry duties, assigning patients to diagnosis groups and entering medical records into digital storage systems. These professionals may also be responsible for the designing, updating, implementing and using hard copy and digital storage systems for patient information. A high school diploma or the equivalent and relevant specialized training and/or certification may be required for this position.

A Medical Records or Health Information Technician can receive salaries ranging between $28,800 - $73,370 based on the level of seniority. will normally receive average salaries of fourty-eight thousand two hundred and seventy dollars per year.

have the highest salaries in District of Columbia, where they earn compensation, on average, of about $60,530. Employees with these job titles can obtain the highest salaries in Educational Services, which has job pay of $55,610.

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INDUSTRIES

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians tend to make the most in the following industries:

Educational Services
$55,610
Public Administration
$54,540
Finance and Insurance
$52,890
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$52,700
Information
$51,540
Manufacturing
$49,470

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Transportation and Warehousing
$33,220
Retail Trade
$40,980
Wholesale Trade
$42,820
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$45,610
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$47,130
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$47,320