Over one-half of Records Management Supervisors in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $35K to $73K per year, but median earnings come to around $51K per year. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Records Management Supervisors survey participants are largely women, dominating at 69 percent. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$35,793 - $72,220
(Median)
$36K
$51K
$72K
MEDIAN: $50,741
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50%
90%

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$14.00 - $28.90
(Median)
$14
$22
$29
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,793 - $72,220  
   
Bonus
$2,023  
Profit Sharing
$4,913  
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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$35,401 - $72,562  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 81
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.00 - $28.90  
   
Overtime
$33.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$2,023  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,913  
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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$35,401 - $72,562  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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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.

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Records Management Supervisor Tasks

  • 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.
  • Supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff and teams.
  • Develop, implement, and manage records program for the organization.
  • Create, update, and give trainings on access, policies, and record contents.

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Records Management Supervisors may not see large compensation differences if they transition into an upper-level role such as Records Management Manager. Records Management Managers on average make about as much as Records Management Supervisors do.

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Pay by Experience Level for Records Management Supervisor

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $48K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $51K on average — a distinctly larger sum. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $50K in this role. Records Management Supervisors who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $52K.

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Experience Affects Records Management Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$50,000

Experienced
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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