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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 $15.83
Low $11.50
High $21.79
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a medical scribe is $15.83 per hour in the United States. 9.5k salaries reported, updated at September 23, 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
    321 reviews5 salaries reported
    $18.68per hour
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Highest paying cities for Medical Scribes near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $19.53 per hour
    95 salaries reported
  2. Bronx, NY
    $18.38 per hour
    49 salaries reported
  3. Tucson, AZ
    $15.75 per hour
    56 salaries reported
  1. Orlando, FL
    $13.96 per hour
    81 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $13.37 per hour
    217 salaries reported
  3. San Antonio, TX
    $13.10 per hour
    182 salaries reported
  1. Plantation, FL
    $12.92 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $12.91 per hour
    77 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $12.27 per hour
    126 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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