Records Manager Salary
|Salary||$34,344 - $89,941|
|Bonus||$600 - $12,750|
|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).)
|$30,383 - $85,610|
|Hourly Rate||$11.98 - $27.25|
|Overtime||$17.62 - $33.63|
|Bonus||$600 - $12,750|
|Total Pay (||$30,383 - $85,610|
Job Description for Records Manager
The records manager is responsible for maintaining their organization's records and files. They store the records and ensure they are easily accessible. These manager are responsible for creating records in a variety of different areas for their organization, such as files on employees that must be maintained. There may be different requirements for how to record information and store it; the records manager must follow these procedures at all times. They must also follow any relevant privacy laws.Read More...
The records manager may need to develop procedures on records organization; if so, they may be required to create instructions and train other employees. They might also be responsible for disposing of information, which may occur on a regularly scheduled basis. In records disposal, the manager must follow all organizational rules and procedures. Records managers typically work in an office setting during regular business hours.
Previous experience in records management is typically required for this position. Employers may prefer a bachelor's degree in a related field, as well as proficiency with the company's record-management system. Excellent organizational skills are essential. Records managers must also have strong interpersonal and multitasking skills, and they must be able to work well on their own with minimal supervision, as well as in a team setting.
Records Manager Tasks
- Maintain a database of petitions including providing management reports.
- Evaluate current functions and activates to evaluate their efficiency and effectiveness.
- Assist in the creation and maintenance of corporate SOPs and directives to ensure the accurate definition for physical and electronic records controls.
- Operate an electronic tracking system for files and daily coordination of information needed for appointments.
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Popular Skills for Records Manager
Records Managers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with People Management, Policy Development, and Records Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 48 percent, 12 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. Those listing Organizing as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Filing and Customer Service also typically command lower compensation. Employees educated in Project Management are typically practiced in Records Management, too.
Pay by Experience Level for Records Manager
Pay by Experience for a Records Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Records Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 120 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Records Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 120 salaries. An experienced Records Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 139 salaries. A Records Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 61 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
Washington offers some of the highest pay in the country for Records Managers, 96 percent above the national average. Records Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+88 percent), Dallas (+40 percent), Austin (+35 percent), and Los Angeles (+33 percent). Records Managers in Portland take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 21 percent less than the national average.
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