Medical Records Secretary Salary

A Medical Records Secretary earns an average wage of $14.15 per hour.

$25,500 - $39,926
$30K
MEDIAN: $30,000
50%

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$11.04 - $17.62
$11
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $13.94
10%
50%
90%

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$0$39K
Salary $30,000
Bonus $663
Total Pay (?
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$23,886 - $39,462
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data $0$23
Hourly Rate $11.04 - $17.62
Overtime $23.50
Annual Data $0$39K
Bonus $663
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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$23,886 - $39,462
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

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Job Description for Medical Records Secretary

A medical records secretary provides administrative support to doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals. There are several different settings in which a medical records secretary may work. A medical records secretary may work at a local doctor's office, a university hospital, or an emergency care facility. Medical records secretaries should be skilled in both written and verbal communication since they greet and deal with the public regularly. Recordkeeping skills and strict adherence to confidentiality rules are also important when maintaining office and patient records.

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Medical Records Secretary Tasks

  • Compile and record medical charts, reports, and correspondence.
  • Prepare agendas and make arrangements for committee, board, and other meetings.
  • Provide administrative support, such as budget preparation, record keeping and reporting.
  • Receive and route messages and documents to appropriate staff.
  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Records Secretary

Pay by Experience for a Medical Records Secretary has a negative trend. An entry-level Medical Records Secretary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 20 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Records Secretary with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Medical Records Secretary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 7 salaries. A Medical Records Secretary with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Medical Records Secretary

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Medical Records Secretary Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
▼1%

Late-Career
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 32%
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