The average pay for a Medical Records Administrator is $16.91 per hour.
The average pay for a Medical Records Administrator is $45,794 per year.
|Salary||$33,242 - $74,816|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $23,270|
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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).)
|$27,270 - $66,819|
|Hourly Rate||$11.85 - $24.24|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $23,270|
|Total Pay (||$27,270 - $66,819|
Medical records administrators supervise, motivate, evaluate, and occasionally train their employees while implementing departmental policies. They are responsible for all record-keeping, bookkeeping, and budget planning, and they must always stay up-to-date with new computer technologies and regulations enacted by Medicare, Medicaid, and insurance companies. This information is distributed through a variety of methods, but these administrators communicate frequently via e-mail. They also supervise personnel and the daily operations of the hospital and their department.Read More...
Medical records administrators are also responsible for maintaining databases and all electronic records for a hospital or specific department, as well as ensuring that all information is complete, accurate, and only available to authorized personnel. Security of information is important, as it must be guarded against unauthorized use. Medical records administrators also collect data for medical research, which can be used by other departments within the hospital.
Those in this position may also conduct job interviews and hire and train new personnel. Ideal candidates should be motivated, on-time, and have a passion for working in the medical field. This administrative position requires great dedication and commitment in order to organize and maintain all records and information for the facility. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)
Pay by Experience Level
Pay by Experience for a Medical Records Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Records Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 91 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Records Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Medical Records Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 28 salaries. A Medical Records Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 18 salaries.
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