Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,830
25th Percentile Wage
$28,920
50th Percentile Wage
$37,880
75th Percentile Wage
$50,990
90th Percentile Wage
$64,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $64,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,830.

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
$37,880
5.17% 15.02%
2016
$35,920
2.59% -
2015
$34,990
3.43% -
2014
$33,790
0.18% -
2013
$33,730
4.57% -
2012
$32,190
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Medical Records and Health Information Technicians in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of Texas ranges from $25,390 to $42,720. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in Texas is Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood with a median annual salary of $42,720. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is San Angelo (mean annual salary $42,230). The lowest paying area is Laredo with a median annual salary of $25,390.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$42,720
San Angelo
$42,230
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$41,980
Abilene
$41,640
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$41,430
Amarillo
$41,080
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$40,130
Fort Worth-Arlington
$38,690
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$38,210
Odessa
$37,060
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$36,660
Midland
$35,380
Sherman-Denison
$34,880
El Paso
$33,950
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$33,760
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$33,660
Corpus Christi
$33,410
Tyler
$33,120
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$32,710
Brownsville-Harlingen
$31,600
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$31,360
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$31,290
Victoria
$31,190
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$31,060
Lubbock
$31,020
Waco
$30,290
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$29,730
Texarkana-Texarkana
$28,960
College Station-Bryan
$28,870
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$28,070
Wichita Falls
$26,890
Longview
$26,320
Laredo
$25,390




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