Medical Records Administration - Federal Salaries of 2017
Pay Rates for "Medical Records Administration"How much does a Medical Records Administration in the federal government get paid? $78,097.06* *Based on the 2017 average.
Medical Records Administration was the 228th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2017, with 506 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2017, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Medical Records Administration, with an average salary of $78,596.
Government Medical Records Administration jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Medical Records Administration job is GS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.
This occupation includes positions the duties of which are to manage, advise on, preserve, analyze, and supervise the use of diagnostic and therapeutic medical records. Medical records administration personnel develop medical records policies and procedures and provide advice on the use of medical records. The work requires a knowledge of medical records administration and management skills and abilities.
Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.
Agencies that have hired a Medical Records Administration
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Veterans Health Administration||379||$78,596.18|
|Indian Health Service||66||$72,039.39|
|Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System||24||$72,214.50|
|National Institutes of Health||21||$76,592.86|
|Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology||7||$122,700.29|
|Transportation Security Administration||5||$85,898.80|
|Health Resources and Services Administration||1||$56,401.00|
|Department of State||1||$110,595.00|
|Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs)||1||$103,453.00|
Medical Records Administration Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Medical Records Administration is $78,097.06. The highest paid Medical Records Administration made $161,900 in 2017.
Common Medical Records Administration Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Medical Records Administration Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||480|
|GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate||19|
|SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec||5|
|AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E||1|
|FP - Foreign Service Personnel||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$26,233.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$138,572.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10|
|Category:||Administrative and Management|
|Occupation Family:||0600 MEDICAL, HOSPITAL, DENTAL, AND PUBLIC HEALTH GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade
GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Medical Records Administration jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.
|Occupation||Occupation Category||Starting Paygrade||Maximum Paygrade|
|Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Library Technician||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Passport and Visa Examining||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Equipment Operator||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Safety Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Medical Records Administration Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017
In 2004, the average pay for a Medical Records Administration was $55,375. Since then, the average pay has increased to $78,097 in 2017.
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