It's impossible to make it big as a Records Management Assistants in the United States; the average employee scrapes together only around $40K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. More than half of Records Management Assistants (64 percent) survey participants are women. Work is enjoyable for Records Management Assistants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$23,769 - $58,858
(Median)
$24K
$40K
$59K
MEDIAN: $39,659
10%
50%
90%

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$12.00 - $21.41
(Median)
$12
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$23,769 - $58,858  
   
Bonus
$8.54 - $6,851  
Profit Sharing
$15,006  
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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$24,328 - $55,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.00 - $21.41  
   
Overtime
$22.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$8.54 - $6,851  
   
Profit Sharing
$15,006  
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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$24,328 - $55,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Records Management Assistant

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


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $33K. It's worth noting that people with five to 10 years of experience report bringing in less at around $33K on average. Records Management Assistants bring in $40K after working for 10 to 20 years. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $46K.

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Experience Affects Records Management Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Records Management Assistant Salaries

Organizing
up arrow 17%


National Average
$34,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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