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Records Management Assistant Salary

The average Records Management Assistant in the United States earns approximately $15.67 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Records Management Assistants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of Records Management Assistants who took the survey — 82 percent to be exact. Some workers in this field — between a fifth and a fourth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,283 - $55,579
(Median)
$26K
$37K
$56K
MEDIAN: $37,191
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$11.14 - $21.94
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$11
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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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
$26,283 - $55,579  
   
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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$25,071 - $50,849  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.14 - $21.94  
   
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 - $4,848  
   
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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$25,071 - $50,849  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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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Records Management Assistants report a focused set of job skills. Records Management and Microsoft Office are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. 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.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $32K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $35K. Records Management Assistants see a median salary of $41K after reaching one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $36K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Records Management Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Records Management Assistant Salaries

Records Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$35,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 23%