The average rate for a Health Unit Clerk is $12.65 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Health Unit Clerk Total Pay (?
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$20,134 - $41,297
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MEDIAN: $29,745
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Health Unit Clerk Total Pay (?
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$9.76 - $16.60
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$20,134 - $41,297  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $770  
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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$20,327 - $36,135  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 225
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.76 - $16.60  
   
Overtime
$7.47 - $26.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $770  
   
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).
)
$20,327 - $36,135  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 225
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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.
Pay by Experience Level for Health Unit Clerk
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Health Unit Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$27,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 18 votes.
Gender
Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 17%
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