Scan Clerk

What Does A Scan Clerk Do?

A scan clerk retrieves all documentation from doctors and nurses, organizes it, then scans it into a computer so it is easy accessible to physicians.

How Do I Become A Scan Clerk?

A high school diploma or equivalent is required to work in this position. Completing a two-year college program in office administration or a related field might make an applicant more competitive.

What is the Average Salary For A Scan Clerk?

High – 34,000
Median – 24,000
Low – 19,000

What Courses Should I Take To Become A Scan Clerk?

  • English – As much as possible!
  • Communication

What Is The Work Environment For A Scan Clerk?

Kelly, the scan clerk in the video, works in a hospital setting. Similar positions may be found in other types of organizations.

What Is The Future Outlook For A Scan Clerk?

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.


  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada
  • Payscale

What Degree Should I Consider If I Want To Be A Scan Clerk?