Medical Unit Clerk Salary

The average pay for a Medical Unit Clerk is $12.40 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$22,468 - $38,255
(Median)
$22K
$31K
$38K
MEDIAN: $30,806
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$9.27 - $17.31
(Median)
$9
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$22,468 - $38,255  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $302.01  
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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$19,865 - $36,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.27 - $17.31  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $22.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $302.01  
   
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).
)
$19,865 - $36,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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Job Description for Medical Unit Clerk

Medical unit clerks are responsible for clerical and administrative duties and assisting other employees in medical departments. They must ensure that all administrative duties are completed accurately and in a timely manner, and computer skills are also important, as they must be capable of typing quickly, using particular software programs, and running company reports. They are also responsible for typing letters, filling out paperwork, and other necessary clerical duties within the department.

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Medical Unit Clerk Tasks

  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.
  • Perform various clerical and administrative functions, such as ordering and maintaining an inventory of supplies.
  • Transfers patient's data from nurse's notes and physician's orders onto medical records and charts.
  • Maintain medical records, technical library and correspondence files.
  • Prepare new patient medical records files prior to exam.

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Experience Affects Medical Unit Clerk Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 17%
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