Average Medical Records / Health Information Technician Hourly Pay

$14.73
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$511
Bonus
$197
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The average hourly pay for a Medical Records / Health Information Technician is $14.73.
10%
$11.39
10%
$14.73
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$19.39
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MEDIAN $14.73
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $19
Bonus
$98 - $4,122
Profit Sharing
$81 - $525
Total Pay
$24,092 - $43,008

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Job Description for Medical Records / Health Information Technician

Popular Employer Salaries for Medical Records / Health Information Technician

The top respondents for the job title Medical Records / Health Information Technician are from the companies Ciox Health, Telecare Corporation and West Side Community Health Services. Reported salaries are highest at Telecare Corporation where the average pay is $16.95. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Mercy Hospital and Healthport, earning around $16.10 and $15.00, respectively. Baptist Health pays the lowest at around $12.95. Ciox Health and West Side Community Health Services also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $13.62 and $14.70, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Medical Records / Health Information Technician. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Medical Records / Health Information Technician
Medical Records Clerk
Health Information Technician
Registered Health Information Technician...
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Medical Records / Health Information Technician Job Listings

Popular Skills for Medical Records / Health Information Technician

Skills in Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Medical Terminology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Typing, Data Entry and Medical Records.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Records / Health Information Technician

An entry-level Medical Records / Health Information Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.86 based on 140 salaries. An early career Medical Records / Health Information Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.33 based on 817 salaries. A mid-career Medical Records / Health Information Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.85 based on 405 salaries. An experienced Medical Records / Health Information Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.36 based on 437 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.
Employees with Medical Records / Health Information Technician in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 23.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (17.7% more) and Houston, Texas (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,957 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.2%
Early Career
41.7%
Mid Career
20.7%
Experienced
22.3%
Late Career
8.1%