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Health Information Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$39,000
$31,000
$39,000
$49,000
Health information technicians in the United States make an average salary of $39,318 per year or $18.9 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $31,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $49,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Massachusetts, Maine, Alaska, New York, and New Jersey provide the highest health information technician salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Bangor, ME
$43,916
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Map of Health Information Technician Salaries

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Average Salary

Average Health Information Technician Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a health information technician is roughly $39,318 per year, which boils down to $18.9 per hour. Interestingly enough, health information technicians have the highest salaries in Anchorage, AK at about $44,581 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Anchorage, AK is $33,000. Additionally, health information technicians make more than the average salary in New York, NY, Bangor, ME, Manchester, NH, Norfolk, VA, and Visalia, CA. On a more broad level, health information technician salaries are highest in Massachusetts, Maine, Alaska, New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Pennsylvania. On the contrary, Missouri, Hawaii, and Arkansas offer the lowest health information technician salaries.

City
Average Salary
Anchorage, AK
Anchorage, AK
$44,581
$45k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$44,359
$44k
Bangor, ME
Bangor, ME
$43,916
$44k
Manchester, NH
Manchester, NH
$43,430
$43k
Norfolk, VA
Norfolk, VA
$42,115
$42k
Visalia, CA
Visalia, CA
$42,047
$42k
Portland, OR
Portland, OR
$40,787
$41k
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$40,768
$41k
Salisbury, NC
Salisbury, NC
$40,457
$40k
Carson City, NV
Carson City, NV
$40,383
$40k

High Paying Health Information Technician Jobs

Average Health Information Technician Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a health information technician, working for Health First or ICONMA might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like National Healthcare and Booz Allen Hamilton report highly competitive salaries for health information technicians.

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Health Information Technician Salary History

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    Health Information Technician Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a health information technician can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    Lincoln, NE
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    $31,075
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    $71,327
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    $33,079
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    Vancouver, WA
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    $31,514
    $31,514
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    $33,392
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    Rockford, IL
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    07/29/2020
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    $60,000
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    Health Information Technician
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    Kearney, NE
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    07/10/2020
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    $31,075
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    Los Angeles, CA
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    07/07/2020
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    $35,479
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    Phoenix, AZ
    Phoenix, AZ
    06/10/2020
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    $39,653
    $39,653
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    Columbus, OH
    Columbus, OH
    06/10/2020
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    $33,142
    $33,142
    06/10/2020