Records Management Assistant Salary

The average Records Management Assistant in the United States earns approximately $14.47 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of Records Management Assistants claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. Women make up a slight majority of Records Management Assistants (53 percent) survey respondents. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$23,468 - $61,161
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$61K
MEDIAN: $38,640
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$12.15 - $21.20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$23,468 - $61,161  
   
Bonus
$1,750  
Profit Sharing
$15,006  
Total Pay (?
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$24,190 - $55,266  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.15 - $21.20  
   
Overtime
$25.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,750  
   
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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$24,190 - $55,266  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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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.


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $32K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience report earning less ($31K) on average. Records Management Assistants with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $36K. Records Management Assistants who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $46K.

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Key Stats for Records Management Assistant

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Records Management Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲42%

Experienced
▲13%

▲1%

National Average
$32,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Skills That Affect Records Management Assistant Salaries

Organizing
▲24%


National Average
$32,000

Microsoft Office
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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