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 amongst 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,010
25th Percentile Wage
$27,430
50th Percentile Wage
$35,920
75th Percentile Wage
$48,760
90th Percentile Wage
$62,960

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 $62,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,010.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.58
25th Percentile Wage
$13.19
50th Percentile Wage
$17.27
75th Percentile Wage
$23.44
90th Percentile Wage
$30.27

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical records and health information technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $30.27. The median hourly salary is $17.27. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.58.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of medical records and health information technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201635,9202.59%10.38%
201534,9903.43%-
201433,7900.18%-
201333,7304.57%-
201232,190--

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 $22,510 to $47,920. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in Texas is San Angelo with a median annual salary of $47,920. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Plano-Irving (mean annual salary $42,810). The lowest paying area is McAllen-Edinburg-Mission with a median annual salary of $22,510.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Angelo
$47,920
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$42,810
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$40,460
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$40,250
Amarillo
$39,930
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$38,590
Fort Worth-Arlington
$37,710
Abilene
$36,310
Wichita Falls
$36,290
Odessa
$35,240
Texarkana-Texarkana
$34,920
College Station-Bryan
$34,540
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$34,480
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$34,450
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$33,790
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$33,340
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$32,470
Victoria
$32,260
Brownsville-Harlingen
$31,590
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$31,330
Tyler
$30,960
Lubbock
$30,830
Corpus Christi
$30,630
Midland
$30,630
Sherman-Denison
$30,630
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$30,570
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$30,460
Waco
$30,390
El Paso
$29,260
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$29,110
Laredo
$28,210
Longview
$25,040
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$22,510



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