Records Analyst Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Records Analysts in the United States; the average employee scrapes together only around $43K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by nearly all, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. Job satisfaction for Records Analysts is high. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Records Analysts making up 77 percent. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale 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 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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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 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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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 who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional 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.


For many Records Analysts, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $36K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $40K. Records Analysts who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $41K. As Records Analysts reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $45K.

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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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