Records Management Supervisor Salary
With just under three-fifths of Records Management Supervisors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Records Management Supervisors is $53K annually and can range from $36K on the lower end to $77K per year near the higher end. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Women make up the majority of Records Management Supervisors (66 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Most people is this field find their work highly enjoyable. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$35,578 - $77,682|
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|$35,533 - $77,418|
|Hourly Rate||$14.19 - $29.53|
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Job Description for Records Management Supervisor
One of the main areas a records management supervisor is concerned with is setting up procedures for the data entry of new records and the updating of existing ones. Typically, this is performed through computer software, and the records management supervisor will help ensure that all records and data entry clerks are properly trained in these data procedures. The records supervisor may also need to set up protocols for organizing and controlling access to original hard copies of these digital records.Read More...
The records management supervisor will also coordinate with IT and data security teams. Local and national laws typically govern the privacy and security of records that may contain sensitive data, such as medical histories, identification numbers, and credit card or bank data. The management supervisor ensures that all data is properly sorted and gives the proper levels of storage security and encryption required by law. The manager also ensures that personnel who need regular access to records are able to get to pertinent data as required. Additionally, the records management supervisor may field external requests and process them, based upon laws that pertain to the requests and the sensitivity of documentation being sought.
Most employers requiring a records management supervisor typically maintain very large amounts of sensitive, customer-related data. In order to work in the field, a degree in information security, archive storage, or a related discipline is typically required. Because of the supervisory nature of the job, practical experience in a secondary position in the field is also preferred. Most records management supervisors work in an office environment during regular business hours.
Records Management Supervisor Tasks
- Develop, implement, and manage records program for the organization.
- Create, update, and give trainings on access, policies, and record contents.
- Supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff and teams.
- Work with other teams to develop and implement policies for information management.
- Liaise with internal and external teams to ensure appropriate process, policies, retention, and archive policies.
Common Career Paths for Records Management Supervisor
As Records Management Supervisors make advancements in their career path, their salaries may not change right away. For example, the higher-level Records Management Manager position pays around the same amount as the Records Management Supervisor job on average.
Pay by Experience Level for Records Management Supervisor
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $54K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $50K. Records Management Supervisors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $52K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $60K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.
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