Complete HIT Salary Breakdown

The Health Information Technology Sector is growing and thus lots of career opportunities arise for people interested in Health as wel as IT. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in the HIT sector is expected to rise 20 percent from 2010 to 2020. Wich will mean a total number of 37,700 new jobs will be created over this time period. So a total number of 217,300 jobs will be available in this sector in 2020. If you like these numbers and are thinking about becoming a Registered Health Information Technician, be sure to check the How to Become an RHIT article. It will give you the information you need to start your career in HIT.

RHIT Salary and Job explained

In the video below Hertencia Bowe describes the salary ranges for health information technology professionals as well as job opportunities.

Complete Salary Breakdown

Salary Range

Below you find the complete guide about the salary in the Health Information Technology Sector.
You see that the average salary for an RHIT is between $24,380 to $48,038 and that the median salary is about $32,039. The differences depend on the State you work in, years of experience, level of degree, company size etc.

Salary by State:

How much you will earn as an RHIT depends amongst other things on the State you work in. Below you can see a comparison for RHIT Salary for 7 States in the United States.

Salary by Degree

As you can see below, it does payoff to get yourself a degree. The median salary of a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) is more than $8,000 more than that of a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT).

Salary by Size of Company

What we see here is that even the size of a company has influence on the salary you can expect. It can be seen that companies with 50,000+ employees pay the highest median salary.

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