Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary Information in New Mexico

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical records and health information technicians in the state of New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of medical records and health information technicians among New Mexico cities 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 Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,520
25th Percentile Wage
$27,090
50th Percentile Wage
$33,830
75th Percentile Wage
$45,820
90th Percentile Wage
$56,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $56,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $33,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,520.

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
$33,830
4.46% 11.76%
2016
$32,320
5.29% -
2015
$30,610
-0.85% -
2014
$30,870
3.30% -
2013
$29,850
0.00% -
2012
$29,850
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of New Mexico ranges from $26,330 to $46,150. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in New Mexico is Santa Fe with a median annual salary of $46,150. The second highest paying city/area in New Mexico State is North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $36,820). The lowest paying area is Las Cruces with a median annual salary of $26,330.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Santa Fe
$46,150
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$36,820
Farmington
$36,210
Albuquerque
$34,970
Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$29,810
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$29,410
Las Cruces
$26,330




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