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Medical scribe salary in United States

How much does a Medical Scribe make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $16.10
Low $11.62
High $22.29
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a medical scribe is $16.10 per hour in the United States. 8.9k salaries reported, updated at December 1, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Top companies for Medical Scribes in United States

  1. Envision Physician Services
    325 reviews5 salaries reported
    $18.68per hour
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Highest paying cities for Medical Scribes near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $20.21 per hour
    92 salaries reported
  2. Bronx, NY
    $18.77 per hour
    59 salaries reported
  3. Tucson, AZ
    $15.81 per hour
    56 salaries reported
  1. Orlando, FL
    $14.00 per hour
    78 salaries reported
  2. San Antonio, TX
    $13.73 per hour
    172 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $13.49 per hour
    189 salaries reported
  1. Austin, TX
    $13.08 per hour
    65 salaries reported
  2. Plantation, FL
    $13.05 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $12.76 per hour
    109 salaries reported
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Where can a Medical Scribe earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Medical Scribes

Top certifications
BLS Certification
Top specialties
Urgent Care

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Most common benefits for Medical Scribes

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 1,045 ratings

26% of Medical Scribes in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

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Medical Transcriptionist

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Average $18.53 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Medical Scribe

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