Records Technician Salary

The average Records Technician in the United States earns approximately $14.59 per hour. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Records Technicians who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 82 percent. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision coverage. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$24,875 - $52,357
$25K
$34K
$52K
MEDIAN: $33,578
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$11.33 - $22.24
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$0$52K
Salary $24,875 - $52,357
Total Pay (?
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$24,417 - $48,135
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $11.33 - $22.24
Overtime $19.22
Annual Data $0$48K
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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$24,417 - $48,135
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 48

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Job Description for Records Technician

Records technicians are generally responsible for maintaining accurate confidential records – both computerized and hard copies. They are typically employed in the health care/medical field, though they do work in a wide range of fields. The position may be part-time or full-time and is generally within traditional business hours.

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Records Technician Tasks

  • Enter reports, court paper services, NCIC entries, and distributs to appropriate agencies.
  • Maintain files and logs.
  • Mail offense reports to insurance companies.
  • Run background checks.

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Pay by Experience Level for Records Technician

Pay by Experience for a Records Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Records Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Records Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Records Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 16 salaries. A Records Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Records Technician

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Records Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Mid-Career
▼12%

Skills That Affect Records Technician Salaries

National Average
$33,000


Customer Service
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 13%
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