A Records Clerk earns an average wage of $14.28 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$23,225 - $46,793
(Median)
$23K
$33K
$47K
MEDIAN: $32,620
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90%

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$10.94 - $19.69
(Median)
$11
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,225 - $46,793  
   
Bonus
$494.35 - $1,693  
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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$22,899 - $43,392  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 124
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.94 - $19.69  
   
Overtime
$15.51 - $30.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$494.35 - $1,693  
   
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).
)
$22,899 - $43,392  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 198
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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Records Clerk

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,641

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Experience Affects Records Clerk Salaries




National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Records Clerk Salaries

Data Entry
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Filing
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National Average
$31,000

Records Management
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Microsoft Office
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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
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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