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Medical Records Clerk Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$31,000
$21,000
$31,000
$45,000
Medical records clerks in the United States make an average salary of $31,180 per year or $14.99 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $21,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $45,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New Jersey, Massachusetts, New York, Alaska, and California provide the highest medical records clerk salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Newark, NJ
$38,105
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Map of Medical Records Clerk Salaries

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Average Salary

Average Medical Records Clerk Salary By Location

While a medical records clerk can average a salary of $31,180 per year, or $14.99 per hour, there are many opportunities for medical records clerks to make more. For example, in San Luis Obispo, CA you might make $38,401 per year. Other high-paying locations include Uniondale, NY, Newark, NJ and Seattle, WA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to San Luis Obispo, CA where the average starting salary is $27,000. The highest paying states for medical records clerks include New Jersey, Massachusetts and New York. Meanwhile, Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
San Luis Obispo, CA
San Luis Obispo, CA
$38,401
$38k
Uniondale, NY
Uniondale, NY
$38,170
$38k
Greenwich, CT
Greenwich, CT
$36,610
$37k

High Paying Medical Records Clerk Jobs

Average Medical Records Clerk Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a medical records clerk, being employed by a company such as Daybreakventure or UnitedHealth Group would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like eClinicalWorks and Nexion Health also report highly competitive salaries for medical records clerks.

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Medical Records Clerk Salary History

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    Medical Records Clerk Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a medical records clerk can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Recently Added Medical Records Clerk Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Medical Records Clerk
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    Evansville, IN
    Evansville, IN
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $29,218
    $29,218
    10/28/2020
    Medical Records Clerk
    Medical Records Clerk
    Perrysburg, OH
    Perrysburg, OH
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $27,131
    $27,131
    10/27/2020
    Medical Records Specialist
    Medical Records Specialist
    Cedar Rapids, IA
    Cedar Rapids, IA
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $25,774
    $25,774
    10/27/2020
    Health Advocates Network, Inc.
    Health Advocates Network, Inc.
    Medical Records/Him Clerk
    Medical Records/Him Clerk
    Medical Records/Him Clerk
    Reno, NV
    Reno, NV
    10/26/2020
    10/26/2020
    $27,131
    $27,131
    10/26/2020
    Kelly Services
    Kelly Services
    Medical Records Clerk Needed In South
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    Austin, TX
    Austin, TX
    10/23/2020
    10/23/2020
    $33,392
    $33,392
    10/23/2020
    Medical Records Coordinator
    Medical Records Coordinator
    Fine, NY
    Fine, NY
    10/22/2020
    10/22/2020
    $33,392
    $33,392
    10/22/2020
    King County Washington
    King County Washington
    Medical Records Administrative Specialist II
    Medical Records Administrative Specialist II
    Medical Records Administrative Specialist II
    Bellevue, WA
    Bellevue, WA
    10/20/2020
    10/20/2020
    $48,168
    $48,168
    10/20/2020
    Medical Records Clerk-Orthopaedic Surgery
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    Saint Louis, MO
    Saint Louis, MO
    10/20/2020
    10/20/2020
    $28,801
    $28,801
    10/20/2020
    Registered Nurse 13-Staff Development Coordinator and EMR Coordinator
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    Chesterfield, MI
    Chesterfield, MI
    10/17/2020
    10/17/2020
    $56,808
    $56,808
    10/17/2020
    Mercy Medical Center Clinton
    Mercy Medical Center Clinton
    Health Information Management (HIM) Clerk
    Health Information Management (HIM) Clerk
    Health Information Management (HIM) Clerk
    Noank, CT
    Noank, CT
    10/16/2020
    10/16/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    10/16/2020