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Medical Scheduling Secretary Salary

Medical Scheduling Secretaries in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $14.32 per hour for pay. Health benefits are not claimed by all — between a fifth and a fourth lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. Most Medical Scheduling Secretaries report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$24,212 - $49,449
(Median)
$24K
$31K
$49K
MEDIAN: $31,247
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$10.82 - $17.85
(Median)
$11
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,212 - $49,449  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $811  
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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$22,800 - $38,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.82 - $17.85  
   
Overtime
$14.79 - $25.74  
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 - $811  
   
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).
)
$22,800 - $38,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 124

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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.


For Medical Scheduling Secretaries, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $29K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $31K. Medical Scheduling Secretaries with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $32K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Medical Scheduling Secretary Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 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
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 23%