Clinical Secretary Salary

Most Clinical Secretaries in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $14.06 per hour. The majority of Clinical Secretaries claim high levels of job satisfaction. Just under a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and just over a half claim dental coverage as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$25,122 - $32,556
$29K
MEDIAN: $29,450
50%

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$10.39 - $17.25
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$14
$17
MEDIAN: $14.06
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$29,450  
   
Total Pay (?
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$22,292 - $36,067  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$10.39 - $17.25  
   
Overtime
$16.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
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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$22,292 - $36,067  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48

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Job Description for Clinical Secretary

Clinical secretaries help an office run smoothly by performing general office and secretarial tasks. For example, they assist with reception, word processing, filing, scheduling, and answering telephones. These secretaries work with patients and colleagues within their office, which requires customer-service and teamwork skills be used on a regular basis.

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Clinical Secretary Tasks

  • Compile and record medical charts, reports, and correspondence.
  • Prepare agendas and make arrangements for committee, board, and other meetings.
  • Provide administrative support, such as budget preparation, record keeping and reporting.
  • Receive and route messages and documents to appropriate staff.
  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.

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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 Clinical Secretaries, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $29K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $30K. Clinical Secretaries claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $32K. Clinical Secretaries who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are no higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years.

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Key Stats for Clinical Secretary

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Clinical Secretary Salaries

Late-Career
▲8%

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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