Records Analyst Salary

Records Analysts in the United States can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $43K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. For the most part, Records Analysts enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all get medical and dental insurance, and a strong majority get vision plans, too. Female Records Analysts make up most of the survey respondents at 75 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$31,493 - $67,394

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$10.35 - $25.67

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,493 - $67,394  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$24,798 - $62,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 85
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.35 - $25.67  
   
Overtime
$22.38 - $37.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
   
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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$24,798 - $62,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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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, Customer Service, Data Analysis, and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) 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.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $36K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $41K. On average, Records Analysts make $40K following one to two decades on the job. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $43K.

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Experience Affects Records Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Records Analyst Salaries

Records Management
up arrow 10%

National Average
$39,000

Customer Service
up arrow 12%

Data Analysis
up arrow 18%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 7%
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