Medical Records Technician Salary

medical-records-salary-chart.jpgMedical record technicians manage medical records for clinic and hospital patients according the requirements of health care systems.

Salary

The average salary of a medical record technician is $36,770 per year. The bottom 10% earns at most $22,250 while the top 10% earns at least $56,200 annually. The median salary is $34,160 a year.

The top industries for employment are general medical and surgical hospitals (68,440 employed, $38,860 average); offices of physicians (40,230 employed, $31,290 average); nursing care facilities (12,980 employed, $35,060 average). The top paying industry is pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing, paying $66,060 on average (40 employed).

The top three paying states are New Jersey ($55,130), Washington D.C. ($45,500), Hawaii ($42,500).

Job Outlook

The job outlook of medical records technicians is expected to increase by 22% between 2012 and 2022, which is much faster than average.

Medical Records Technician Salary by State

State Lowest 10% Median Salary Highest 10% Average Salary
Alabama $19,360 $27,360 $48,600 $30,760
Alaska $31,130 $40,620 $58,160 $42,190
Arizona $21,600 $31,740 $55,800 $35,460
Arkansas $20,120 $29,500 $47,790 $32,180
California $24,550 $40,310 $71,070 $44,330
Colorado $26,820 $42,270 $63,900 $43,860
Connecticut $27,170 $40,640 $60,520 $42,640
Delaware $25,400 $37,320 $51,850 $37,760
Florida $22,210 $33,480 $54,410 $35,880
Georgia $21,670 $33,140 $54,340 $35,450
Hawaii $25,430 $38,150 $61,530 $41,440
Idaho $22,940 $32,310 $46,370 $33,540
Illinois $22,920 $34,430 $57,300 $37,390
Indiana $21,830 $31,560 $49,670 $34,210
Iowa $23,810 $32,920 $48,890 $34,440
Kansas $21,830 $31,450 $49,010 $34,030
Kentucky $21,020 $31,100 $49,650 $33,280
Louisiana $20,280 $30,870 $48,100 $32,510
Maine $24,360 $32,960 $47,570 $34,460
Maryland $24,880 $39,080 $61,940 $41,490
Massachusetts $25,600 $37,990 $61,700 $41,640
Michigan $23,050 $35,150 $55,700 $37,340
Minnesota $30,410 $40,180 $55,590 $41,260
Mississippi $18,600 $27,130 $46,290 $30,020
Missouri $22,630 $35,070 $55,090 $36,770
Montana $22,230 $30,010 $49,700 $33,240
Nebraska $24,250 $34,380 $53,390 $36,400
Nevada $25,330 $34,620 $59,760 $38,530
New Hampshire $25,310 $34,620 $53,580 $36,710
New Jersey $34,670 $56,820 $80,530 $57,520
New Mexico $20,530 $29,850 $50,070 $32,680
New York $25,380 $39,610 $59,600 $41,130
North Carolina $22,590 $32,110 $51,550 $34,540
North Dakota $21,790 $31,810 $43,550 $31,970
Ohio $24,490 $34,550 $54,150 $36,730
Oklahoma $20,910 $30,470 $48,490 $32,950
Oregon $25,880 $39,670 $56,560 $40,230
Pennsylvania $24,610 $33,390 $48,880 $35,350
Rhode Island $25,730 $39,320 $57,480 $40,410
South Carolina $21,410 $31,300 $50,470 $33,930
South Dakota $24,600 $32,850 $50,630 $35,280
Tennessee $21,310 $31,100 $50,910 $33,920
Texas $21,510 $33,730 $58,240 $37,020
Utah $21,330 $29,740 $49,150 $32,960
Vermont $27,550 $39,470 $57,430 $40,940
Virginia $23,480 $34,920 $57,170 $37,600
Washington $26,770 $37,770 $58,620 $40,660
West Virginia $20,500 $30,540 $51,550 $33,580
Wisconsin $25,000 $35,760 $53,490 $37,320
Wyoming $24,660 $34,910 $52,060 $36,710