Medical Records Administrator

Medical Records Administrator

Medical Records Administrators perform administrative tasks in a health care setting, including maintaining patient records, data entry, billing and responding to queries.

The role of a Medical Records Administrator often requires specialised knowledge, such as medical terminology and clinical coding. The average annual salary for this role is $56,785 per annum.

Salary range
Average salary $56,785
salary range
$49,286
$56,785
$64,285
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
1% by 2020
1%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Medical Records Administrator are:
NSW
NSW 38.8%
VIC
VIC 27%
QLD
QLD 18.4%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

Key skills required

The top skills for a Medical Records Administrator are:
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Attention to detail
Source: myfuture.edu.au
Career pathway planner
Starting out
Starting out

Develop the specialist skills and knowledge you’ll need to work as a Medical Records Administrator with a TAFE course in health or medical administration.

Moving up in the industry
Moving up in the industry

Looking to take the next step in your medical administration career? These courses will equip you with the skills you’ll need to take on managerial roles in health centres or general practices.