Records Analyst Salary

Records Analysts in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $43K per year. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Records Analysts make up most of the survey respondents at 77 percent. Almost all get medical and dental insurance, and a fair number get vision plans, too. For the most part, Records Analysts enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$30,771 - $66,811
(Median)
$31K
$43K
$67K
MEDIAN: $43,217
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$10.43 - $25.41
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$25
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,771 - $66,811  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,757  
Profit Sharing
$2,600  
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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$25,495 - $61,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 109
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.43 - $25.41  
   
Overtime
$18.92 - $39.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,757  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,600  
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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$25,495 - $61,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 95
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Job Description for Records Analyst

The main job of a records analyst is to conduct analysis of management and identify any potential operating issues. These analysts work closely with top executives in order to report problems and potential solutions.

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Records Analyst Tasks

  • Improve document management and storage systems.
  • Maintain and update record databases and storage, online and physical.
  • Review, assess, and analyze records.
  • Respond to requests for documents or clarification.

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Records Analysts seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Records Management, Microsoft Office, Customer Service, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Electronic Medical Records as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Data Analysis and Customer Service also typically command lower compensation.

Pay by Experience Level for Records Analyst

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $36K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $40K. Records Analysts who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $41K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $45K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Records Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Records Analyst Salaries


National Average
$39,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Customer Service
up arrow 17%

Data Analysis
up arrow 21%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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