Health Unit Clerk Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Health Unit Clerk is $12.66 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 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$19,478 - $42,275
(Median)
19K
29K
38K
42K
MEDIAN: $28,883
10%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site
Health Unit Clerk Total Pay (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$9.76 - $16.21
(Median)
9
13
14
16
MEDIAN: $12.00
10%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$19,478 - $42,275  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $759  
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).
)
$20,191 - $35,375  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 185
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.76 - $16.21  
   
Overtime
$4.57 - $26.65  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $759  
   
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).
)
$20,191 - $35,375  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 185
Is Health Unit Clerk your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:
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.
Common Career Paths for Health Unit Clerk

Health Unit Clerk Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location
Pay by Experience Level for Health Unit Clerk
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Health Unit Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$27,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%
Job Satisfaction
Highly satisfied Image
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 18 votes.
Gender
Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 19%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -