The average hourly pay for a Health Information Technician is $14.76.
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Job Description for Health Information Technician
Health information technicians typically aid health care professionals by collecting and organizing data from patients or medical offices, providing effective analysis as needed. These technicians' main tasks include checking and updating patients' medical histories to make sure they are current and correct, which helps health care professionals deliver the best possible patient care and correct any potential mistakes. In most cases, health information technicians work in doctors' offices, hospi…Read more
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Skills in Electronic Medical Records (EMR), HIPAA Compliance and Medical Coding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medical Terminology and Medical Records.
Pay by Experience Level for Health Information Technician
An entry-level Health Information Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.36 based on 29 salaries. An early career Health Information Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.70 based on 119 salaries. A mid-career Health Information Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.20 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Health Information Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.41 based on 48 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
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Employees with Health Information Technician in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 26.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (5.0% more) and Houston, Texas (4.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (14.7% less).
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