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

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3.8k salaries reported, updated at Nov 20, 2020
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The average salary for a medical scribe is $13.73 per hour in the United States.

Most common benefits

  • Employee discount
  • Health savings account
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
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Most common benefits for Medical Scribes

  • Employee discount
  • Health savings account
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Flexible schedule
  • 401(k)
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Employee assistance program
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Salary satisfaction

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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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