Medical Records And Health Information Technicians

Training Requirements for Medical Records And Health Information Technicians

Medical records and health information technicians need a postsecondary nondegree award.

Degrees for Medical records and health information technicians
Percent
Less than High School 1.4
High School 21.2
Some College 33.0
Associates Degree 23.0
Bachelors Degree 17.5
Masters Degree 3.1
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.9

Employment Outlook for Medical Records And Health Information Technicians

This represents about 188,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 29,000 more medical records and health information technicians but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 71,000 more.

Typical Income for Medical Records And Health Information Technicians

Hourly Income

On average,medical records and health information technicians make $19.93 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Medical records and health information technicians $12.05 $14.39 $18.29 $23.93 $30.21
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $15.59 $21.80 $30.49 $43.83 $64.87
Health technologists and technicians $12.29 $15.63 $20.55 $27.58 $35.76
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, medical records and health information technicians make $41,460 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Medical records and health information technicians $25,070 $29,940 $38,040 $49,770 $62,840
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $32,430 $45,330 $63,420 $91,180 $134,930
Health technologists and technicians $25,570 $32,510 $42,750 $57,370 $74,390
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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