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Records Analyst Salary

Records Analysts in the United States can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $44K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by most, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. Most Records Analysts survey respondents are women (76 percent). Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$32,776 - $65,423
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MEDIAN: $43,745
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$10.70 - $24.59
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,776 - $65,423  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
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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$26,116 - $62,106  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.70 - $24.59  
   
Overtime
$21.72 - $37.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
   
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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$26,116 - $62,106  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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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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Survey takers who work as Records Analysts report a focused set of job skills. Fortunate workers who know Records Management can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 27 percent above average. Those listing Data Analysis as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Records Analyst

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


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $35K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $41K. For Records Analysts, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $41K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $48K.

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Experience Affects Records Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Records Analyst Salaries

Records Management
up arrow 27%

National Average
$39,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 31%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

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: 89% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 9%