Medical Records Clerk in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

How much does a Medical Records Clerk make in Atlanta, GA? In Atlanta, a Medical Records Clerk takes home an average of $14.62 per hour. This is 11% higher than the national average for a Medical Records Clerk which is $13.05 per hour. Wages for a Medical Records Clerk in Atlanta range from $9.90 per hour to $18.03 per hour. Total Annual Compensation, which includes hourly rate and overtime for a Medical Records Clerk in Atlanta ranges from $21,084 to $37,494 annually. Job satisfaction is reported as 0 out of 5 stars. In Atlanta, women make up the majority of the workforce (83 percent). In Atlanta, a Medical Records Clerk often enjoys medical, dental, and vision benefits provided by their employer.

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Hourly Data $0$18
Hourly Rate $9.90 - $18.03
Overtime $13.00
Annual Data $0$37K
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$21,084 - $37,494
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Medical Records Clerk

Medical records clerks normally report to an office manager or supervisor, and are expected to handle many different roles as regards the handling of records, files, and data. They often help with the handling and filing of data, which can involve filing various patient charts and files in physical form and through computer data entry. In most medical offices, the clerk is expected to scan and file various documents related to prescriptions and prescription files as well.

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Medical Records Clerk Tasks

  • Release information to persons and agencies according to regulations.
  • Process and forward patient and physician record requests; utilizes paper and electronic systems.
  • Organize and file all patients' medical records including charts and reports in order to compile documentation of conditions and treatments.
  • Assist with departmental audits and research.

About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

Medical Records Clerk Job Listings

Key Stats for Medical Records Clerk

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Medical Records Clerk Salaries

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect Medical Records Clerk Salaries

Filing
▲3%

HIPAA Compliance
▲2%

Records Management
▲2%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▲1%

Customer Service
▲1%

Phone Support
▲1%

Data Entry
▼0%

National Average
$31,000

Medical Records
▼2%

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 13%