Average Medical Scribe Hourly Pay

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)

The average hourly pay for a Medical Scribe is $14.49 in 2023

Hourly Rate
$10 - $19
$54 - $1k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$21k - $41k
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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 .
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How do Medical Scribes Rate Their Jobs?

3.6 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 88 responses, the job of Medical Scribe has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.62 out of 5. On average, Medical Scribes are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Medical Scribes

What is the highest pay for Medical Scribes?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Medical Scribe is $19.26 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Medical Scribes?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Medical Scribe is $10.19 / hour

How can Medical Scribes increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Medical Scribe is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Medical Scribe that oversees more junior Medical Scribes, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.