Records Technician Salary

Median pay for Records Technicians in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $14.01 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $11.09 per hour, and the top verges on $19.84. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number have medical and dental plans, and a strong majority have vision insurance. Most Records Technicians survey respondents are women (70 percent). The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$24,080 - $49,905
$24K
$36K
$50K
MEDIAN: $35,557
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50%
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$11.09 - $19.84
$11
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.01
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,080 - $49,905  
   
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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$23,568 - $45,600  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$11.09 - $19.84  
   
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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$23,568 - $45,600  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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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

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


The average inexperienced worker earns $30K. It's worth noting that someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a smaller median salary of $30K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $36K in this role. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $40K on average.

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Key Stats for Records Technician

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Records Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▲17%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Mid-Career
▼4%

Skills That Affect Records Technician Salaries

National Average
$31,000


Customer Service
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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