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Records Management Assistant Salary

Records Management Assistants in the United States take home an average $15.74 per hour. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Records Management Assistants. Although a fair number have medical coverage and the larger part have dental coverage, roughly one in four claim no health benefits at all. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 82 percent of Records Management Assistants are female. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$27,054 - $55,853
(Median)
$27K
$38K
$56K
MEDIAN: $38,441
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50%
90%

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$11.22 - $21.91
(Median)
$11
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$27,054 - $55,853  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,150  
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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$25,062 - $50,889  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.22 - $21.91  
   
Overtime
$17.24 - $33.45  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,150  
   
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).
)
$25,062 - $50,889  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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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 report a narrow range of specific 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.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $32K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $36K. For Records Management Assistants, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $41K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $36K.

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Experience Affects Records Management Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Records Management Assistant Salaries

Records Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$35,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

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
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 24%
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