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Records Technician Salary (United States)

Records Technicians in the United States pull down an average of $14.53 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $10.76 per hour and $19.16. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of Records Technicians (66 percent) who took the survey are women. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
Records Technician Salary (?
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$23,857 - $48,681
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $32,997
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Records Technician Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$10.76 - $19.16
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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75%
90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$23,857 - $48,681  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,429  
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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$22,722 - $44,473  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 54
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.76 - $19.16  
   
Overtime
$5.87 - $26.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,429  
   
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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$22,722 - $44,473  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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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
  • Mail offense reports to insurance companies.
  • Run background checks.
  • Enter reports, court paper services, NCIC entries, and distributs to appropriate agencies.
  • Maintain files and logs.

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Experience Affects Records Technician Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
$31,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
66%
female alumni
 
Male
34%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 13%