Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical records and health information technicians in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of medical records and health information technicians among New Jersey metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Medical Records and Health Information Technicians in New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,570
25th Percentile Wage
$44,540
50th Percentile Wage
$57,440
75th Percentile Wage
$70,970
90th Percentile Wage
$81,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,570.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of medical records and health information technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,440
-1.10% 6.08%
2016
$58,070
-0.60% -
2015
$58,420
0.26% -
2014
$58,270
2.49% -
2013
$56,820
5.05% -
2012
$53,950
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Medical Records and Health Information Technicians in New Jersey Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of New Jersey ranges from $44,170 to $60,420. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in New Jersey is Edison-New Brunswick with a median annual salary of $60,420. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton (mean annual salary $59,200). The lowest paying area is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $44,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Edison-New Brunswick
$60,420
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$59,200
Camden
$51,480
Trenton-Ewing
$51,260
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$46,250
Wilmington
$44,170




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