Entry-Level Medical Records Clerk Salary

Entry-Level Medical Records Clerks can expect wages of $11.68 per hour on average. Female Entry-Level Medical Records Clerks far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under a third lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and over one-half have dental, too. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Medical Records Clerks is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$20,280 - $36,155

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$9.22 - $14.88

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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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$19,312 - $31,777  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 89
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.22 - $14.88  
   
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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$19,312 - $31,777  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,200
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Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Medical Records Clerks, Santa Rosa offers exceptional salaries, 33 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Medical Records Clerks can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+13 percent), Atlanta (+13 percent), Fort Worth (+10 percent), and New York (+10 percent). The lowest-paying market is Chattanooga, which sits 7 percent below the national average. Employers in Wilmington and Houston also lean toward paying below-median salaries (6 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Medical Records Clerk Salaries

Records Management
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Data Entry
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Medical Records
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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Customer Service
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HIPAA Compliance
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Phone Support
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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 206 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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