Records Management Assistant Salary

Median pay for Records Management Assistants in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $15.81 per hour. While slightly less than a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and a majority have dental, as well. Records Management Assistants who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 82 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$27,054 - $55,853
(Median)
$27K
$40K
$56K
MEDIAN: $40,172
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90%

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$11.40 - $21.94
(Median)
$11
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$27,054 - $55,853  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
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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$25,244 - $51,020  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.40 - $21.94  
   
Overtime
$17.11 - $33.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
   
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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$25,244 - $51,020  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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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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Survey results show that Records Management Assistants typically report just a few professional skills. Records Management and Microsoft Office are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. 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.


Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $32K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $36K. Records Management Assistants who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $41K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Records Management Assistants report making only $36K on average.

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Experience Affects Records Management Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Records Management Assistant Salaries

Records Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$35,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 23%
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