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Medical Records Clerk

Medical records and health information technicians organize and manage health information data by ensuring its quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security in both paper and electronic systems. They use various classification systems to code and categorize patient information for reimbursement purposes, for databases and registries, and to maintain patients’ medical and treatment histories. Most medical records and health information technicians work in hospitals or physicians’ offices. Most technicians work full time.

Quick Facts 

State Statistics

​Entry-Level ​Average ​Experienced
​2012 Annual Pay: ​$31,464 ​$51,486 ​$61,498
​2012 Hourly Pay: ​$15.13 ​$24.75 ​$29.57
​2011 Estimated Employment: ​22,15​​5 jobs
​2019 Projected Employment: ​26,137 jobs
​Annual Average Percent Change: ​2.2% per year
​2012 Estimated Mean Annual Salary for Leon County: ​​$34,432
​ ​ ​ **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: ​$32,350 per year
​2010 Median Hourly Pay: ​$15.55 per hour
​Number of Jobs (2010): ​179,500
​Job Outlook (2010 - 2020): ​21% (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 Programs 

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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