Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary Information in Puerto Rico

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical records and health information technicians in the state of Puerto Rico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of medical records and health information technicians amongst Puerto Rico 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 Puerto Rico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,200
25th Percentile Wage
$17,310
50th Percentile Wage
$19,160
75th Percentile Wage
$24,890
90th Percentile Wage
$36,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $36,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,200.

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
$19,160
1.20% 1.93%
2016
$18,930
-2.11% -
2015
$19,330
0.57% -
2014
$19,220
0.57% -
2013
$19,110
1.67% -
2012
$18,790
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Medical Records and Health Information Technicians in Puerto Rico Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some Puerto Rico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of Puerto Rico ranges from $17,900 to $22,580. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in Puerto Rico is San German-Cabo Rojo with a median annual salary of $22,580. The second highest paying city/area in Puerto Rico State is Guayama (mean annual salary $22,390). The lowest paying area is Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian with a median annual salary of $17,900.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San German-Cabo Rojo
$22,580
Guayama
$22,390
San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo
$19,530
Ponce
$18,310
Mayaguez
$18,240
Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian
$17,900




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