How much does a Medical Records Clerk make in the United States? The average Medical Records Clerk salary in the United States is $35,344 as of April 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $31,584 and $39,037. 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. 

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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 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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