Records Management Assistant Salary

Median pay for Records Management Assistants in the United States is around $15.81 per hour. The vast majority (81 percent) of Records Management Assistants who took the survey are female. While somewhere between a fifth and a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,165 - $55,716

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$11.46 - $21.88

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$27,165 - $55,716  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
Total Pay (?
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$25,279 - $50,905  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.46 - $21.88  
   
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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$25,279 - $50,905  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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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 note just a narrow range of job skills. Those who have experience with Organizing, Records Management, and Microsoft Office can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Records Management Assistant

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


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $32K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $37K. Records Management Assistants claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $40K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $36K.

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Experience Affects Records Management Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Records Management Assistant Salaries

Organizing
up arrow 13%

Records Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$35,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 22%
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