Records Clerk Salary

A Records Clerk earns an average wage of $14.12 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$22,771 - $46,442
$23K
$33K
$46K
MEDIAN: $32,850
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50%
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$11.01 - $19.57
$11
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.17
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$22,771 - $46,442  
   
Bonus
$494.35 - $1,693  
Profit Sharing
$975  
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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$22,896 - $43,430  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 120
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.01 - $19.57  
   
Overtime
$15.56 - $30.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$494.35 - $1,693  
   
Profit Sharing
$975  
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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$22,896 - $43,430  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 202

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Job Description for Records Clerk

Records clerks typically work in healthcare settings. They may be employed in larger establishments such as hospitals, though any medical center with a wide variety of records may need records clerks. A typical day for records clerks could include organizing or storing charts that are no longer needed, retrieving charts from nurses or doctors who have not handed them in, adding extra sheets to files as needed by healthcare staff, and answering the phone to take messages and answer questions. Records clerks may also need to prepare charts for nurses and physicians.

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Records Clerk Tasks

  • Locates and retrieves company records as requested.
  • May assist in the destruction of records.
  • Inventories records stored.

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Pay by Experience Level for Records Clerk

Pay by Experience for a Records Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Records Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 166 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Records Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 94 salaries. An experienced Records Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 80 salaries. A Records Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 24 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,420

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Key Stats for Records Clerk

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Records Clerk Salaries

▲20%

▲14%

▲1%

National Average
$30,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Records Clerk Salaries

Data Entry
▼0%

Filing
▼0%

National Average
$30,000


Microsoft Office
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 17%
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