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Earnings and Employment
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, median annual earnings of medical records and health information technicians are $30,610.

The middle 50 percent earned between $24,290 and $39,490. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $20,440, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $50,060. Median annual wages in the industries employing the largest numbers of medical records and health information technicians are:

Federal Executive Branch $42,760
General medical and surgical hospitals 32,600
Nursing care facilities 30,660
Outpatient care centers 29,160
Offices of physicians 26,210

In terms of employment, medical records and health information technicians hold about 172,500 jobs in the United States. About 39 percent of jobs were in hospitals. Health information technicians work at a number of healthcare providers such as offices of physicians, nursing care facilities, outpatient care centers, and home healthcare services. Technicians also may be employed outside of healthcare facilities, such as in Federal Government agencies.


Note: Some resources in this section are provided by the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

 Allied Health
 Medical Technology
  -- Cardiovascular
  -- Clinical Laboratory
  -- Dental Laboratory
  -- Medical Appliance
  -- Medical Records  -- Medical Sonographer
  -- Nuclear Medicine
  -- Occup. Health/Safety
  -- Opthalmic Lab
  -- Pharmacy Technician
  -- Radiation Therapist
  -- Radiologic Tech.
  -- Surgical Technologist
  -- Veterinary Tech
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