Clinical Secretary Salary

The larger portion of Clinical Secretaries in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $13.63 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $10.06 per hour, and the top verges on $17.50. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to one-half. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$18,542 - $31,759
(Median)
$19K
$28K
$32K
MEDIAN: $28,143
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$10.06 - $17.50
(Median)
$10
$14
$17
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$18,542 - $31,759  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $613  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,384 - $36,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.06 - $17.50  
   
Overtime
$6.08 - $32.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $613  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,384 - $36,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 110

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Job Description for Clinical Secretary

  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.
  • Transcribe dictation for a variety of medical reports from physicians.
  • Make travel arrangements for physicians.
  • Receive and route messages and documents to appropriate staff.
  • Compile and record medical charts, reports, and correspondence.

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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Secretary

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Clinical Secretaries, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $27K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $29K. On average, Clinical Secretaries make $30K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $31K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Clinical Secretary Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 18%