Health information technicians held about 186,300 jobs in 2012. Most technicians work in hospitals or physicians' offices. Others work in nursing care facilities and for government entities. The industries that employed the most technicians in 2012 were as follows:
- General medical and surgical hospitals (34 percent)
- Offices of physicians (19 percent)
- Nursing and residential care facilities (5 percent)
- Government (7 percent)
Employment of health information technicians is expected to grow by 11 percent from 2018 through 2028.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-2015 edition, Medical Records and Health Information Technicians.