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Health Information Technicians

Health Information Technicians - Wages & Trends

Pay varies by employer and area of the country. The technician's level of education and experience also affect wages.

Health information technicians who work full time usually receive benefits. Typical benefits include paid vacation, life and health insurance, and sick leave. Some employers also provide a retirement plan.

Health information technologists and medical registrars (SOC 29-9021)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $19.00 $24.48 $31.97
Yearly $39,531 $50,914 $66,515
    Champaign Area Hourly $18.79 $23.65 $27.70
Yearly $39,068 $49,192 $57,608
    Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area Hourly $19.29 $21.19 $29.65
Yearly $40,141 $44,091 $61,666
    Cook County Hourly $19.00 $25.03 $32.30
Yearly $39,531 $52,045 $67,165
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $19.87 $22.51 $25.31
Yearly $41,318 $46,833 $52,633
    Edwardsville Area Hourly $24.30 $29.60 $37.18
Yearly $50,549 $61,548 $77,316
    Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area Hourly $18.31 $24.91 $29.44
Yearly $38,070 $51,809 $61,227
    Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area Hourly $15.55 $18.83 $23.86
Yearly $32,345 $39,158 $49,626
    Lake County Hourly $19.87 $25.31 $33.00
Yearly $41,319 $52,633 $68,639
    McHenry County Hourly $32.51 $34.83 $35.31
Yearly $67,623 $72,444 $73,441
    Mt. Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area Hourly $19.09 $23.66 $24.89
Yearly $39,693 $49,199 $51,782
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly $19.39 $25.60 $32.70
Yearly $40,333 $53,250 $68,012
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $17.06 $23.82 $30.15
Yearly $35,492 $49,549 $62,697
    Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area Hourly $16.98 $29.16 $37.01
Yearly $35,313 $60,651 $76,980
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly $23.98 $23.98 $29.08
Yearly $49,872 $49,872 $60,486
    Rockford Area Hourly $18.43 $24.26 $30.71
Yearly $38,340 $50,467 $63,859
    Springfield Area Hourly $17.18 $22.78 $29.69
Yearly $35,736 $47,393 $61,751
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly $18.52 $24.26 $28.40
Yearly $38,522 $50,461 $59,080
    Will County Hourly $18.74 $28.98 $32.27
Yearly $38,980 $60,285 $67,129
United States Hourly $19.68 $28.01 $39.14
Yearly $40,930 $58,250 $81,410

Medical records specialists (SOC 29-2072)

Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $19.17 $24.22 $29.77
Yearly $39,869 $50,377 $61,921
    Champaign Area Hourly $18.76 $24.24 $29.03
Yearly $39,028 $50,405 $60,386
    Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area Hourly $18.49 $23.75 $24.90
Yearly $38,470 $49,405 $51,804
    Cook County Hourly $22.06 $24.58 $30.77
Yearly $45,868 $51,126 $63,998
    Decatur Area Hourly $21.09 $23.74 $28.60
Yearly $43,876 $49,384 $59,490
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $18.00 $22.41 $29.07
Yearly $37,436 $46,604 $60,457
    Edwardsville Area Hourly $18.30 $22.20 $25.50
Yearly $38,048 $46,173 $53,041
    Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area Hourly $17.08 $19.55 $23.96
Yearly $35,539 $40,662 $49,829
    Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area Hourly $18.84 $24.52 $30.86
Yearly $39,179 $51,006 $64,188
    Lake County Hourly $24.22 $26.97 $29.61
Yearly $50,377 $56,103 $61,575
    McHenry County Hourly $18.27 $20.46 $31.18
Yearly $38,004 $42,551 $64,861
    Mt. Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area Hourly $17.11 $19.39 $27.37
Yearly $35,591 $40,323 $56,935
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly $17.82 $21.38 $24.06
Yearly $37,070 $44,471 $50,052
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $17.22 $19.85 $24.73
Yearly $35,807 $41,289 $51,436
    Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area Hourly $18.02 $24.14 $24.32
Yearly $37,480 $50,208 $50,579
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly $18.47 $25.24 $25.24
Yearly $38,421 $52,516 $52,516
    Rockford Area Hourly $19.17 $23.51 $28.64
Yearly $39,869 $48,898 $59,579
    Shawnee National Forest Area Hourly $16.96 $20.47 $25.40
Yearly $35,275 $42,576 $52,839
    Springfield Area Hourly $18.41 $23.62 $25.46
Yearly $38,305 $49,148 $52,961
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly $17.85 $22.75 $25.17
Yearly $37,133 $47,325 $52,356
    Vermilion County Hourly $22.81 $27.32 $32.15
Yearly $47,449 $56,828 $66,872
    Will County Hourly $18.70 $24.25 $30.17
Yearly $38,895 $50,425 $62,743
United States Hourly $18.04 $22.69 $28.93
Yearly $37,510 $47,180 $60,170

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.