Medical Records Clerk Salary in the United States

How much does a Medical Records Clerk make in the United States? The average Medical Records Clerk salary in the United States is $34,656 as of June 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $30,962 and $38,276. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Medical Records Clerk organizes, files, and retrieves patient medical records. Files various medical documentation, including patient notes, radiology reports, and lab results. Being a Medical Records Clerk performs related clerical duties. May be responsible for clerical duties related to patient admission/discharge. Additionally, Medical Records Clerk works with both paper-based systems and electronic medical records (EMR). Typically requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Medical Records Clerk possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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