Most Medical Scheduling Secretaries in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $14.91 per hour. Most Medical Scheduling Secretaries like their work and job satisfaction is high. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$9.79 - $19.66
MEDIAN: $14.00

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$9.79 - $19.66  
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$20,660 - $41,468  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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Job Description for Medical Scheduling Secretary

  • 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.
  • Explain objectives and procedures to interviewees, or forward questions to appropriate physician or staff member.
  • 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.

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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.

Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $28K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $32K. For Medical Scheduling Secretaries, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $35K. For some reason, Medical Scheduling Secretaries with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $32K.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 15%