Records Analyst Salary

Records Analysts aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $44K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Most Records Analysts survey respondents are women (76 percent). In this profession, most enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a strong majority have vision insurance, as well. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$33,118 - $69,524
(Median)
$33K
$44K
$70K
MEDIAN: $44,193
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90%

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$10.38 - $25.79
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$10
$15
$26
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$33,118 - $69,524  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$25,701 - $63,742  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.38 - $25.79  
   
Overtime
$22.00 - $37.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,000  
   
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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$25,701 - $63,742  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51

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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 29 percent above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Records Analyst

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


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 $41K. Records Analysts with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $41K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $46K on average.

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Experience Affects Records Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Records Analyst Salaries

Records Management
up arrow 29%

National Average
$40,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 8%