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Health Information Technician

Medical records and health information technicians, commonly referred to as health information technicians, organize and manage health information data. They ensure its quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security in both paper and electronic systems. They use various classification systems to code and categorize patient information for insurance reimbursement purposes, for databases and registries, and to maintain patients’ medical and treatment histories. 

Quick Facts 

State Statistics

​Entry-Level ​Average ​Experienced
​2014 Annual Pay: ​$24,593 ​$33,874 ​$42,134
​2014 Hourly Pay: ​$11.83 ​$16.29 ​$20.25
​2011 Estimated Employment: ​10,666 jobs
​2019 Projected Employment: ​12,486 jobs
​Annual Average Percent Change: ​2.1% per year
​2014 Estimated Mean Annual Salary for Leon County: ​​$26,044
​ ​ ​ **State Quick Facts are from O*Net, Career One Stop and Employ Florida, please check the sites for the most up to date information.**​ ​

 

 National Statistics

​2010 Median Annual Pay: ​$34,160 per year
​2010 Median Hourly Pay: ​$16.42 per hour
​Number of Jobs (2010): 186,300
​Job Outlook (2010 - 2020): 22% (much faster than average)
​**National Quick Facts are from the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational ​Outlook Handbook, please check the site for the most up to date information**

 

Ready to start your career?

TCC Programs that are right for you:
Health Information and Informatics Management 

Contact Information

For more information contact Admissions & Enrollment Services by phone (850) 201-8555, fax (850) 201-8474 or e-mail enrollment@tcc.fl.edu.

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