Unit Clerk Salary

A Unit Clerk earns an average wage of $13.11 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$22,176 - $45,958
$22K
$34K
$46K
MEDIAN: $33,775
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$10.37 - $18.25
$10
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.42
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$0$45K
Salary $22,176 - $45,958
Bonus $900
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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$21,800 - $39,235
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $10.37 - $18.25
Hourly Tips $0.78
Overtime $9.53 - $26.71
Annual Data $0$39K
Bonus $900
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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$21,800 - $39,235
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 518

Job Description for Unit Clerk

Unit clerks are normally responsible for providing clerical services to the nursing department, helping the department stay efficient and effective. They also act as a resource to all departments to help maintain and troubleshoot office equipment, as well as perform data entry, maintain patient charts, transcribe orders, and file documents. Additionally, unit clerks answer telephone calls, as well as deliver messages to patients, doctors, and nurses. Other tasks performed by unit clerks include keeping track of patient appointments, delivering mail and flowers to the patients, recording lab reports, and ordering prescriptions, among others.

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Unit Clerk Tasks

  • Maintain medical records, technical library and correspondence files.
  • Prepare new patient medical records files prior to exam.
  • Transfers patient's data from nurse's notes and physician's orders onto medical records and charts.
  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.
  • Perform various clerical and administrative functions, such as ordering and maintaining an inventory of supplies.

Common Career Paths for Unit Clerk


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Popular Skills for Unit Clerk

Pay by Experience Level for Unit Clerk

Pay by Experience for a Unit Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Unit Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 317 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Unit Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 148 salaries. An experienced Unit Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 155 salaries. A Unit Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 61 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $28,545

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Unit Clerk Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Unit Clerk?

Unit Clerk in Daytona Beach:
Pros: Great team, boss,
Cons: No respect, comensation.

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Key Stats for Unit Clerk

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Unit Clerk Salaries

▲13%

▲7%

National Average
$29,000

▼1%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Unit Clerk Salaries

Data Entry
▲3%

Bilingual
▼0%

National Average
$29,000


Medical Records
▼1%


Microsoft Word
▼3%



Medical Terminology
▼5%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 20%