Health Unit Clerk Salary (United States)

A Health Unit Clerk earns an average wage of $12.53 per hour.
Health Unit Clerk Salary (?
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$19,797 - $43,891
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $29,478
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Health Unit Clerk Salary (?
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$9.82 - $16.67
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$19,797 - $43,891  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $754  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,445 - $36,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.82 - $16.67  
   
Overtime
$4.60 - $26.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $754  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$20,445 - $36,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 131
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Job Description for Health Unit Clerk

  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.
  • Perform various clerical and administrative functions, such as ordering and maintaining an inventory of supplies.
  • Transfers patient's data from nurse's notes and physician's orders onto medical records and charts.
  • Maintain medical records, technical library and correspondence files.
  • Prepare new patient medical records files prior to exam.

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Experience Affects Health Unit Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
National Average
$27,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 19%