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 $61,411 per annum.

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Average salary
$61,411 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Min average salary
$55,621 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Max average salary
$67,201 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Job growth

Projection: 9% more Clerical and Administrative Workers employed in Australia in 2020 (compared to 2015)

Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Medical Records Administrator are:

  • VIC: 28.2%
  • NSW: 24.7%
  • QLD: 20.9%

Key skills required
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Attention to detail


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