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Average Medical Scribe Hourly Pay

$12.49
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$294
Bonus
$700
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The average hourly pay for a Medical Scribe is $12.49.
10%
$9.69
MEDIAN
$12.49
90%
$17.38
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $17
Bonus
$50 - $1,510
Profit Sharing
$0 - $700
Total Pay
$20,201 - $37,052
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What Do Medical Scribes Do?

Medical Scribe Tasks
  • Document medical visits and procedures as they are being performed by the physician accurately and thoroughly.
  • Perform clerical tasks as needed by the physician including faxing, phone calls, referral letters.
  • Collect, organize, and catalog data for physician quality reporting system and other quality initiatives to increase patient compliance and improve outcomes.
  • Comply with all legal and ethical requirements for medical documentation.
  • Alert physician when medical record is incomplete or medical documentation contains mistakes or inconsistencies .

Job Satisfaction for Medical Scribe

3.8 out of 5
(206)
Highly Satisfied
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Popular Employer Salaries for Medical Scribe

The top respondents for the job title Medical Scribe are from the companies ScribeAmerica, CityMD and MModal IP LLC. Reported salaries are highest at Pediatric Associates where the average pay is $16.09. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include CityMD, earning around $15.85. ScribeAmerica pays the lowest at around $10.45. MModal IP LLC also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $12.00.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Medical Scribes?

Skills in Medical Terminology, Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Medical Coding and Transcription are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Typing.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Medical Scribes?

An entry-level Medical Scribe with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.28 based on 337 salaries. An early career Medical Scribe with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.81 based on 876 salaries. A mid-career Medical Scribe with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.44 based on 146 salaries. An experienced Medical Scribe with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.36 based on 99 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Employees with Medical Scribe in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 22.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (12.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (19.9% less), Orlando, Florida (16.0% less) and San Antonio, Texas (13.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,524 survey responses.
Entry Level
22.1%
Early Career
57.5%
Mid Career
9.6%
Experienced
6.5%
Late Career
4.3%