Unit Clerk Salary (United States)

A Unit Clerk earns an average wage of $12.44 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Electronic Medical Records (EMR) is associated with high pay for this job.
Unit Clerk Total Pay (?
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$20,520 - $35,856
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MEDIAN: $29,354
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Unit Clerk Total Pay (?
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$9.88 - $16.55
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$20,520 - $35,856  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $506  
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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$20,575 - $35,884  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 483
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.88 - $16.55  
   
Overtime
$10.53 - $25.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $506  
   
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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$20,575 - $35,884  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 483
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Job Description for Unit Clerk

Unit clerks are normally responsible for providing clerical services to the nursing department, helping the department stay efficient and effective. They also act as a resource to all departments to help maintain and troubleshoot office equipment, as well as perform data entry, maintain patient charts, transcribe orders, and file documents. Additionally, unit clerks answer telephone calls, as well as deliver messages to patients, doctors, and nurses. Other tasks performed by unit clerks include keeping track of patient appointments, delivering mail and flowers to the patients, recording lab reports, and ordering prescriptions, among others.
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Unit Clerk Tasks
  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.
  • Perform various clerical and administrative functions, such as ordering and maintaining an inventory of supplies.
  • Transfers patient's data from nurse's notes and physician's orders onto medical records and charts.
  • Maintain medical records, technical library and correspondence files.
  • Prepare new patient medical records files prior to exam.

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Pay by Experience Level for Unit Clerk

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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Philadelphia
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Atlanta
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National Average
$27,000
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Jacksonville
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Experience Affects Unit Clerk Salaries

National Average
$27,000

Skills That Affect Unit Clerk Salaries

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 11%
Data Entry
up arrow 10%
Medical Records
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$27,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 21%
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