$54,239
Avg. Salary
$17.79
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,017

Profit Sharing

$2,000

The average pay for a Records Manager is $17.79 per hour.

The average pay for a Records Manager is $54,239 per year.

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$18
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$26
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MEDIAN $18
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$87k
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MEDIAN $54,239
$34,308 - $87,461
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MEDIAN: $54,239
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$13.05 - $25.80
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$0$87K
Salary $34,308 - $87,461
Bonus $492 - $10,304
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$30,891 - $84,346
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 178
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $13.05 - $25.80
Overtime $18.55 - $32.00
Annual Data $0$84K
Bonus $492 - $10,304
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$30,891 - $84,346
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 62

Job Description for Records Manager

The records manager is responsible for maintaining their organization's records and files. They store the records and ensure they are easily accessible. These manager are responsible for creating records in a variety of different areas for their organization, such as files on employees that must be maintained. There may be different requirements for how to record information and store it; the records manager must follow these procedures at all times. They must also follow any relevant privacy laws.

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Records Manager Tasks

  • Maintain a database of petitions including providing management reports.
  • Evaluate current functions and activates to evaluate their efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of corporate SOPs and directives to ensure the accurate definition for physical and electronic records controls.
  • Operate an electronic tracking system for files and daily coordination of information needed for appointments.

Records Manager Job Listings

Records Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Records Manager in Dallas:
"Do Your Research."
I would advise the candidate to find out exactly how many people you will be managing and who exactly are you reporting to. Research the company you will be working for, it will pay off in the end.

Records Manager in Houston:
"Be Smart."
Continue to develop your skills. Take advantage of all opportunities. Think outside the box.

Records Manager in Pierre:
"Independent profession, daily challenges."
Seek training classes for legal records.

Records Manager in San Diego:
"Master Of Your Own Work, Commander Of Nothing."
Be prepared to know your stuff, as no one else in the law firm will know what exactly it is you do. If you have staff, be prepared to train constantly, as their positions are not ones in which someone makes a career of. Learn to work around non-existent budgets, fights for new equipment and questions about what it is you do all day long. This is a job you really have to enjoy doing for its own sake. Negotiate your salary well at the time you're hired because you will not receive the raises you expect, nor will your bonuses be a flashy as the attorneys or even the paralegals - even though you hold their hands through problems with software, processes and getting the client what they want.

Key Stats for Records Manager

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
5-9 years
73%
10-19 years
27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 11%