Health Unit Clerk Salary

Health Unit Clerks in the United States can expect to earn an average of $12.55 per hour. Pay generally varies between $10.05 per hour and $16.72. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The vast majority (89 percent) of Health Unit Clerks who took the survey are female. Job satisfaction for Health Unit Clerks is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$20,134 - $44,202
(Median)
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$30K
$44K
MEDIAN: $29,934
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$10.05 - $16.72
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$20,134 - $44,202  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $736  
Total Pay (?
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$21,125 - $36,869  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$10.05 - $16.72  
   
Overtime
$5.14 - $28.41  
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Bonus
$0.00 - $736  
   
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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$21,125 - $36,869  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 103

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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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Health Unit Clerks often transition into Registered Nurse positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Registered Nurses earn $55K per year.

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Experience Affects Health Unit Clerk Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 14%