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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).

Occupation Projection for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
292071  Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 5,728 6,291 563 9.83 % 176 179 56 411 Postsecondary non-degree award 

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Health Care and Social Assistance    4,580  80 % 4,960  79 % 380  8 % $48,550
Hospitals    2,830  49 % 3,040  48 % 210  8 % $51,600
Ambulatory Health Care Services    1,380  24 % 1,530  24 % 150  11 % $43,430
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    720  13 % 850  14 % 130  18 % $52,750
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    720  13 % 850  14 % 130  18 % $52,750
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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