Clinical Secretary Salary

Women comprise the majority of Clinical Secretaries in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $14.00 per hour on average. The majority of Clinical Secretaries claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although one in three lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and about one-half get dental coverage, too. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$24,755 - $37,000
$28K
MEDIAN: $28,000
50%

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$10.59 - $17.27
$11
$14
$17
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$28,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$22,552 - $36,163  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$10.59 - $17.27  
   
Overtime
$16.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Total Pay (?
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$22,552 - $36,163  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $29K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $29K. For Clinical Secretaries, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $31K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $32K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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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
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Clinical Secretary Salaries

Experienced
▲8%

Late-Career
▲8%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Mid-Career
▼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
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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