Records Management Assistant Salary

Median pay for Records Management Assistants in the United States is around $15.81 per hour. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans. Records Management Assistants who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 82 percent. Job satisfaction for Records Management Assistants is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$27,054 - $55,853
(Median)
$27K
$40K
$56K
MEDIAN: $40,172
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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: 20 Jun 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: 20 Jun 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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $32K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $36K on average. Records Management Assistants with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $41K. Records Management Assistants who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $36K.

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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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