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Records Management Assistant Salary

Earnings for Records Management Assistants in the United States come in at around $15.53 per hour on average. Women make up the vast majority of Records Management Assistants (81 percent) who answered the questionnaire. While some workers in this profession — around one in four — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and the greater part have dental insurance. Most Records Management Assistants like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
$26,802 - $54,382
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $36,535
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$10.47 - $22.10
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$26,802 - $54,382  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
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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$25,093 - $51,219  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.47 - $22.10  
   
Overtime
$16.95 - $34.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
   
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).
)
$25,093 - $51,219  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 64
United States (change)

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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Pay by Experience Level for Records Management Assistant

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


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $32K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $39K. Records Management Assistants who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $41K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $36K.

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Experience Affects Records Management Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 25%