Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians



Compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the heath care system. Process, maintain, compile, and report patient information for health requirements and standards in a manner consistent with the healthcare industry’s numerical coding system. Excludes “File Clerks” (43-4071).

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 31025$21.89/hr$16.66/hr$18.87/hr$21.72/hr$24.36/hr$27.93/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
ManufacturingN/AN/A
InformationN/AN/A
Financial Activities100$28.27/hr
Professional and Business Services1,480$24.24/hr
Education and Health Services2,390$22.78/hr
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration160$24.75/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Rochester MN MSA N/A$22.58/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 40$23.19/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 70$22.21/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 100$21.02/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 160$22.75/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 160$21.32/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 170$22.32/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 180$21.18/hr6.5%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 200$22.71/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 240$22.66/hr11.1%
Northwest Balance of State 270$21.67/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 310$21.72/hr4.1%
Central Minnesota 380$21.93/hr18.8%
Southeast Minnesota 440$22.28/hr13.0%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,730$24.32/hr9.9%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 2,860$24.05/hrN/A
Minnesota 4,160$23.42/hr10.6%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Receptionists and Information Clerks 16,980$14.73/hr5.2%
Office Clerks, General 55,140$17.90/hr-2.4%
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 6,580$20.50/hr10.0%
Medical Transcriptionists 780$21.15/hr-1.4%
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 6,230$21.65/hr7.0%
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 3,610$18.54/hr10.0%
Legal Secretaries 3,530$25.56/hr-20.0%
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 4,890$26.81/hr13.3%
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 760$17.07/hr-12.6%
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 2,550$24.46/hr-1.2%


  • Protect the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained.
  • Review records for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with regulations.
  • Review records for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with regulations.
  • Retrieve patient medical records for physicians, technicians, or other medical personnel.
  • Protect the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained.
  • Retrieve patient medical records for physicians, technicians, or other medical personnel.
  • Retrieve patient medical records for physicians, technicians, or other medical personnel.
  • Protect the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained.
  • Retrieve patient medical records for physicians, technicians, or other medical personnel.
  • Review records for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with regulations.