$45,794
Avg. Salary
$16.91
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,800

Bonus

$1,100

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

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.

10%
$11.85
10%
$16.91
50%
$24.24
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90%
MEDIAN $16.91
10%
$33k
10%
$46k
50%
$75k
90%
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MEDIAN $45,794
$33,242 - $74,816
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$75K
MEDIAN: $45,794
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$0$74K
Salary $33,242 - $74,816
Bonus $0.00 - $23,270
Profit Sharing $1,100
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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$27,270 - $66,819
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 128
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $11.85 - $24.24
Overtime $26.03
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $0.00 - $23,270
Profit Sharing $1,100
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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$27,270 - $66,819
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 107

Job Description

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.

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Medical Records Administrators' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Medical Records Director. Median pay for Medical Records Directors is $39K.

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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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Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

How Experience Affects Salaries

Late-Career
▲31%

Experienced
▲13%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

How Skills Affect Salaries

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding
▲47%

National Average
$41,000

Medical Coding
▼11%

Medical Records
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 18%