Medical Records Clerk in Houston, Texas Salary

How much does a Medical Records Clerk make in Houston, TX? In Houston, a Medical Records Clerk earns approximately $12.98 per hour on average. This is 1% below the national average for a Medical Records Clerk which is $13.05 per hour. Wages for a Medical Records Clerk in Houston range from $9.93 per hour to $15.10 per hour. Total Annual Pay, which includes hourly rate and overtime for a Medical Records Clerk in Houston ranges from $20,661 to $31,784 annually. Among those reporting, there is an average job satisfaction rating of 3 out of 5 stars. Women make up 100% of the Medical Records Clerk workforce in Houston among those reporting. Many report receiving medical, dental, and vision benefits from their employer.

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Hourly Data $0$21
Hourly Rate $9.93 - $15.10
Overtime $21.05
Annual Data $0$31K
Total Pay (?
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$20,660 - $31,784
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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 Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Medical Records Clerk Job Listings

Key Stats for Medical Records Clerk

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
25%

Experience Affects Medical Records Clerk Salaries

Experienced
▲10%

National Average
$27,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Medical Records Clerk Salaries

Data Entry
▲11%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▲8%

National Average
$27,000

Filing
▼4%

Medical Records
▼6%

Records Management
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 29%