An Emergency Room (ER) Secretary earns an average wage of $14.25 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. This job's wage does not change very much with experience. A skill in Customer Service is associated with high pay for this job.

$9.37 - $20.61
(Median)
$9
$14
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.37 - $20.61  
   
Overtime
$25.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Total Pay (?
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$19,592 - $44,999  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Job Description for Emergency Room (ER) Secretary

Emergency room (ER) secretaries work in the emergency departments of hospitals to register patients. The patient or patient’s family may be asked to fill out forms for the secretary to file, and answering phones is also a significant part of the job.

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Emergency Room (ER) Secretary Tasks

  • Receive and route messages and documents such as laboratory results to appropriate staff.
  • Answer telephones, and direct calls to appropriate staff.
  • Interview patients to complete documents, case histories, and forms such as intake and insurance forms.
  • Maintain and compile records, technical library and correspondence files.

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Emergency Room (ER) Secretary in Fairfield:
"Not Enough Pay."
This job is very detail oriented and very stressful. I do not get paid enough for the job that I do.

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Experience Affects Emergency Room (ER) Secretary Salaries

Experienced
0%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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