Entry-Level Medical Records / Health Information Technician Salary (United States)

The average rate for an Entry-Level Medical Records / Health Information Technician is $12.30 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Data Entry and Medical Coding.
Entry-Level Medical Records / Health Information Technician Total Pay (?
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$22,976 - $50,864
(Median)
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51K
MEDIAN: $32,044
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Entry-Level Medical Records / Health Information Technician Total Pay (?
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$9.72 - $16.69
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$22,976 - $50,864  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,036  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,481 - $39,839  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 739
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.72 - $16.69  
   
Overtime
$8.73 - $25.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,036  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,481 - $39,839  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 739
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Pay Difference By Location
New York
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Seattle
up arrow 35%
Dallas
up arrow 18%
Chicago
up arrow 12%
Minneapolis
up arrow 8%
National Average
$27,000
Phoenix
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Orlando
up arrow 7%
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Medical Records / Health Information Technician Salaries

Medical Coding
up arrow 11%
Data Entry
up arrow 11%
Typing
up arrow 7%
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 6%
Medical Records
0%
National Average
$27,000
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 89 votes.
Gender
Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 21%
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