Medical Records Administrator Salary (United States)

A Medical Records Administrator earns an average salary of $44,362 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Medical Records Administrator Total Pay (?
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$28,974 - $71,006
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MEDIAN: $44,361
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Medical Records Administrator Total Pay (?
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$10.71 - $23.08
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$28,974 - $71,006  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,195  
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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$24,356 - $66,119  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 230
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.71 - $23.08  
   
Overtime
$15.54 - $38.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,195  
   
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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$24,356 - $66,119  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 230
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Job Description for Medical Records Administrator

  • Monitor all functions of the medical records department, including accuracy of records, coding and filing process.
  • Oversee and supervise work activities and staff of the medical patient data service department.
  • Supervise the release of information to persons and agencies according to regulations.
  • Manage recruitment, hiring and training of staff.
  • Maintain departmental day-to-day record completion, storage and retrieval.
  • Supervise day-to-day activities, establish work schedules and assignments for medical records staff.
  • Assist in fiscal operations, including planning budgets and financial reporting.
  • Assist in hiring, training and reviewing performance of medical records staff.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Records Administrator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Medical Records Administrator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%
Late-Career
up arrow 12%
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$38,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Medical Records Administrator Salaries

National Average
$38,000
Medical Coding
up arrow 1%
Medical Records
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
85%
female alumni
 
Male
15%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 17%
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