Records Management Assistants in the United States can expect to earn an average of $14.82 per hour. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Records Management Assistants is high. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 54 percent. A fair number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over a half. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$23,615 - $60,419
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MEDIAN: $39,191
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$12.14 - $21.19
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$23,615 - $60,419  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Profit Sharing
$15,006  
Total Pay (?
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$24,399 - $56,574  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.14 - $21.19  
   
Overtime
$22.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$15,006  
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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$24,399 - $56,574  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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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

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

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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.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $33K on average. It is reported that median compensation in the five-to-10 year group declines to approximately $32K. Records Management Assistants bring in $38K after working for 10 to 20 years. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $47K on average.

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Key Stats for Records Management Assistant

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Records Management Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Records Management Assistant Salaries

Organizing
up arrow 21%


National Average
$33,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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