Records Technician Salary

Earnings for Records Technicians in the United States come in at around $14.50 per hour on average. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Records Technicians (82 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$24,875 - $52,357
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$34K
$52K
MEDIAN: $33,578
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$11.35 - $22.16
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Salary $24,875 - $52,357
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$24,456 - $48,035
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $11.35 - $22.16
Overtime $19.26
Annual Data $0$48K
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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$24,456 - $48,035
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49

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Job Description for Records Technician

Records technicians are generally responsible for maintaining accurate confidential records – both computerized and hard copies. They are typically employed in the health care/medical field, though they do work in a wide range of fields. The position may be part-time or full-time and is generally within traditional business hours.

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Records Technician Tasks

  • Enter reports, court paper services, NCIC entries, and distributs to appropriate agencies.
  • Maintain files and logs.
  • Mail offense reports to insurance companies.
  • Run background checks.

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Pay by Experience Level for Records Technician

Pay by Experience for a Records Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Records Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Records Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Records Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 16 salaries. A Records Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Records Technician

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Records Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Mid-Career
▼11%

Skills That Affect Records Technician Salaries

National Average
$33,000


Customer Service
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 10%
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