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Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

This career: $19.55
Statewide median: $18.15

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Area Low Median High
U S
$11.04 $17.01 $27.88
Minnesota
$14.79 $19.55 $27.04
Central Minnesota
$13.20 $18.83 $25
Northeast Minnesota
$14.24 $19.09 $25.15
Northwest Minnesota
$13.92 $18.81 $24.02
Southeast Minnesota
$15.76 $22.09 $28.94
Southwest Minnesota
$13.69 $17.64 $24.50
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$15.27 $19.61 $27.30

"Low" indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 3,240 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Medical Records and Health Information Technicians most often work?

 

Current Demand

This career is currently in moderate demand.

 

Future Demand   

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 1,660 new Medical Records and Health Information Technicians to meet market demand between 2010-2020. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
  Employment Employment Change
2012 2022 Number Percent
U S 179,500 217,300 37,700 21%
Minnesota 3,971 4,836 865 21.8%
  2010 2020 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 337 411 74 22%
Northeast Minnesota 248 288 40 16.1%
Northwest Minnesota 324 378 54 16.7%
Southeast Minnesota 373 452 79 21.2%
Southwest Minnesota 285 329 44 15.4%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,391 2,935 544 22.8%


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