Records Management Assistant Salary

Pay for Records Management Assistants in the United States sits in the ballpark of $15.77 per hour. Most Records Management Assistants report high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Most Records Management Assistants survey respondents are women (76 percent). The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,685 - $55,725
(Median)
$25K
$40K
$56K
MEDIAN: $39,812
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$11.61 - $21.92
(Median)
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$24,685 - $55,725  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,400  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$24,615 - $51,247  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.61 - $21.92  
   
Overtime
$17.48 - $36.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,400  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$24,615 - $51,247  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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Job Description for Records Management Assistant

A records management assistant works in any business or organization that has documents that need to organized. The assistant may work under a records manager. For some organizations, the records management assistant may have to make sure that records for students, employees, or members of an organization are complete. The assistant may have to follow up with people when their documents are incomplete. The records management assistant may also provide people with forms and assist with filling them out.

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Records Management Assistant Tasks

  • Prepare documents for offsite storage and retention.
  • Prepare and scan documents.
  • Assist in classifying, identifying and routing records.
  • Transmit facsimiles.

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Records Management Assistants typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Those who have experience with Organizing, Records Management, and Microsoft Office can expect to be compensated well for these skills. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Records Management Assistant

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


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $34K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $33K. Records Management Assistants with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $41K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $40K.

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Experience Affects Records Management Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$35,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Records Management Assistant Salaries

Organizing
up arrow 13%

Records Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$35,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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