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Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

in Massachusetts

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).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
292071  Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 5,627 6,402 775 13.77 % 204 78 126 Postsecondary non-degree award 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Health Care and Social Assistance    5,020  89 % 5,740  90 % 720  14 % $47,430
Hospitals    2,820  50 % 3,170  50 % 350  12 % $49,940
Ambulatory Health Care Services    1,730  31 % 2,080  33 % 350  20 % $42,720
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    450  8 % 460  7 % 10  2 % $43,800
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    160  3 % 170  3 % 10  7 % $50,220
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    160  3 % 170  3 % 10  7 % $50,220
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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