$30,793
Avg. Salary
$13.54
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Unit Clerk is $13.54 per hour.

The average pay for a Unit Clerk is $30,793 per year.

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$10.21
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$13.54
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$18.43
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MEDIAN $13.54
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$20k
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$45k
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MEDIAN $30,793
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MEDIAN: $30,793
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$0$45K
Salary $20,128 - $45,209
Bonus $0.00 - $2,980
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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$21,409 - $39,610
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 53
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $10.21 - $18.43
Hourly Tips $0.78
Overtime $11.92 - $30.52
Annual Data $0$39K
Bonus $0.00 - $2,980
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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$21,409 - $39,610
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 908

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 Pay By Employer

$0$31K

Sodexo, Inc.
8 profiles
$27,839

Common Career Paths for Unit Clerk


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Unit Clerks who advance into the role of a Registered Nurse are fairly uncommon. Registered Nurses on average earn $56K per year. It is more probable, however, that Unit Clerks become Unit Secretaries or Health Unit Clerks.

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Popular Skills for Unit Clerk


Survey results suggest that Unit Clerks put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Data Entry, Bilingual, Medical Records, and Windows Operating System General Use are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Electronic Medical Records and Medical Terminology. Most people experienced in Microsoft Office also know Microsoft Excel.

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: $28,728

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Unit Clerks, working in the bustling city of San Diego has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Unit Clerks will also find cushy salaries in New York (+37 percent), Philadelphia (+19 percent), Toledo (+13 percent), and Washington (+11 percent). Compared to the national average, Montgomery Unit Clerks have considerably lower salaries, 38 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Workers in Miami and Augusta earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (20 percent less and 15 percent less, respectively).

Unit Clerk Advice

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

Unit Clerk in Bronx:
"At the top."
Learn as much as possible.

Unit Clerk in Aurora:
"Job."
Pros: Diversity, ease of travel to work.
Cons: Non-descript.

Unit Clerk in Lubbock:
"No way to move up."
There is not really any way to advance.

Unit Clerk in Chattanooga:
Do not under bid your salary.

Unit Clerk in New Brunswick:
"The amount of work for the pay."
Have a good personality, patience, caring, understanding, and well under pressure.

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

Unit Clerk in Sparks:
"UC CNA Customer Srv Galore."
Always be patient and learn how to multi-task well.

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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 145 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

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Experience Affects Unit Clerk Salaries

▲13%

▲6%

National Average
$29,000

▼2%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Unit Clerk Salaries

Data Entry
▲2%

Bilingual
▼0%

National Average
$29,000

Medical Records
▼1%



Microsoft Word
▼3%



Medical Terminology
▼6%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 145 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 23%