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Medical Scheduling Secretary Salary

The larger portion of Medical Scheduling Secretaries in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $14.41 per hour. Most Medical Scheduling Secretaries like their work and job satisfaction is high. While close to a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and slightly more than half have dental, as well. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$24,126 - $50,303
(Median)
$24K
$31K
$50K
MEDIAN: $31,445
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90%

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$10.94 - $17.94
(Median)
$11
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,126 - $50,303  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $515  
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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$23,054 - $38,524  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.94 - $17.94  
   
Overtime
$15.57 - $24.83  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $515  
   
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).
)
$23,054 - $38,524  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 118

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Job Description for Medical Scheduling Secretary

  • Ensure payment for services by verifying benefits with the person's insurance provider or working out financing options.
  • Review, analyze and forecast cancellations, double bookings or changes in schedules.
  • Explain objectives and procedures to interviewees, or forward questions to appropriate physician or staff member.
  • Interview patients to complete documents, case histories, and forms such as intake and insurance forms.
  • Schedule, confirm and maintain patient diagnostic appointments, surgeries and medical consultations for a specific department.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Scheduling Secretary

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $29K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $31K. Medical Scheduling Secretaries see a median salary of $32K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Medical Scheduling Secretaries with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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Experience Affects Medical Scheduling Secretary Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 24%
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