Entry-Level Medical Records Clerk Salary

For Entry-Level Medical Records Clerks, hourly average wages total $11.66 per hour. Health benefits are not claimed by all — slightly less than a third lack any form of coverage — but a majority have medical insurance, and over one-half have dental, too. The vast majority (88 percent) of Entry-Level Medical Records Clerks who took the survey are female. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$20,280 - $36,155
(Median)
$20K
$27K
$36K
MEDIAN: $26,921
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$9.22 - $14.84
(Median)
$9
$12
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$20,280 - $36,155  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $497.55  
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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$19,311 - $31,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 89
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.22 - $14.84  
   
Overtime
$0.43 - $21.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $497.55  
   
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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$19,311 - $31,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,197
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Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Medical Records Clerks, Philadelphia offers exceptional salaries, 13 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Medical Records Clerks will also find cushy salaries in Fort Worth (+10 percent), Sacramento (+9 percent), Atlanta (+9 percent), and San Antonio (+7 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 7 percent south of the national average, can be found in Chattanooga. Workers in Wilmington and Houston earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (6 percent less and 2 percent less, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Medical Records Clerk Salaries

Records Management
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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Data Entry
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Phone Support
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Medical Records
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Customer Service
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HIPAA Compliance
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Typing
0%

National Average
$25,000

Filing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 205 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 31%
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