Salary for
Medical Records Clerk in the United States

How much does a Medical Records Clerk earn in the United States? The average Medical Records Clerk salary in the United States is $34,119 as of October 31, 2018, but the range typically falls between $30,483 and $37,679. 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. 

Take just three simple steps below to generate your own personalized salary report.

Job Description

Organizes, files, and retrieves patient medical records. Files various medical documentation, including patient notes, radiology reports, and lab results. Performs related clerical duties. May be resp

Salary range for a Medical Records Clerk
Customize your search to determine an exact salary target
Step of 3

Understand the total compensation opportunity for a Medical Records Clerk, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
30483
37679
34119

Average Total Compensation

Includes bonus, healthcare, and retirement

 
 
 
30520
37807
34221
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total compensation for the job of Medical Records Clerk in the United States. The base salary for Medical Records Clerk ranges from $30,483 to $37,679 with the average base salary of $34,119. The total compensation, which includes bonus, health and retirement, can vary anywhere from $30,520 to $37,807 with the average total compensation of $34,221.
Step of 3

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.

30483
37679
Your Salary

 

Step of 3

Recalculate your target pay based on your unique skills and experiences

Career Path for this job

  1. This Job:

    Medical Records Clerk

    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  2. Up a level:

    Medical Records Technician

    1 - 3 years experience
    Associate's Degree

Salary for

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?

Salary.com's CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst
Job Openings for Medical Records Clerk