How much does a Medical Records Technician make in the United States? The average Medical Records Technician salary in the United States is $39,538 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $34,919 and $45,142. 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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Job Description for Medical Records Technician

Medical Records Technician organizes and evaluates patient medical records for an office. Reviews medical records for accuracy and completeness. Being a Medical Records Technician abstracts and codes clinical data using standard classification systems. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Additionally, Medical Records Technician may require Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Medical Records Technician works under moderate supervision. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. To be a Medical Records Technician typically requires 1-3 years of related experience, or may need 0 years of experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Skills associated with Medical Records Technician: Medical Record Keeping, JCAHO Standards Compliance, Records Management, Internal Audit ...More

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