Records Technicians in the United States take home an average $14.28 per hour. Compensation ranges between $11.23 per hour and $20.47. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a fair number, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$24,000 - $51,216
(Median)
$24K
$34K
$51K
MEDIAN: $34,476
10%
50%
90%

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$11.23 - $20.47
(Median)
$11
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,000 - $51,216  
   
Bonus
$0.00  
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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$24,006 - $45,509  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$11.23 - $20.47  
   
Overtime
$18.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00  
   
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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$24,006 - $45,509  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Records Technician

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $30K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $30K. Records Technicians see a median salary of $36K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $40K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Records Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

National Average
$31,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Records Technician Salaries

National Average
$31,000

Records Management
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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