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Medical Scribe Salary

The average rate for a Medical Scribe is $12.28 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
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$23,945 - $55,539
(Median)
$24K
$34K
$56K
MEDIAN: $33,895
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$8.82 - $16.53
(Median)
$8
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$23,945 - $55,539  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,454  
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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$18,507 - $36,842  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.82 - $16.53  
   
Overtime
$11.49 - $29.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,454  
   
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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$18,507 - $36,842  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 427

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Job Description for Medical Scribe

Medical scribes perform a wide variety of transcription related tasks such as inputting patient data (such as history or symptoms), recording examination results, and preparing charts Depending on the facility and company, this may involve electronic forms of documentation or physical paperwork, but organizing and cataloging are generally a large part of the job. The daily operations of the position involve close work with physicians and other employees in the medical environment. Medical scribes are generally directly supervised by a nurse manager or similar professional.

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Medical Scribe Tasks

  • Comply with all legal and ethical requirements for medical documentation.
  • Alert physician when medical record is incomplete or medical documentation contains mistakes or inconsistencies .
  • Collect, organize, and catalog data for physician quality reporting system and other quality initiatives to increase patient compliance and improve outcomes.
  • Document medical visits and procedures as they are being performed by the physician accurately and thoroughly.
  • Perform clerical tasks as needed by the physician including faxing, phone calls, referral letters.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Scribe

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

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Experience Affects Medical Scribe Salaries




National Average
$26,000


Skills That Affect Medical Scribe Salaries

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 4%

Medical Terminology
up arrow 1%

Medical Coding
0%

National Average
$26,000

Typing
up arrow 1%

Medical Records
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 42%
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