Medical Secretary Salary

The average pay for a Medical Secretary is $14.20 per hour.

$22,529 - $47,469

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$10.32 - $19.04

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$22,529 - $47,469  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $993  
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $5,068  
Total Pay (?
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$21,809 - $41,101  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 242
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.32 - $19.04  
   
Overtime
$1.74 - $27.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $993  
   
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $5,068  
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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$21,809 - $41,101  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,948
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Job Description for Medical Secretary

Medical secretaries perform administrative work in a clinical, hospital, or other medical environment. They often have front-office duties and will greet customers as they enter the facility. Since they are the first individuals to interact with patients, it's important to maintain a professional demeanor at all times.

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Medical Secretary Tasks

  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.
  • Transcribe dictation for a variety of medical reports from physicians.
  • Make travel arrangements for physicians.
  • Receive and route messages and documents to appropriate staff.
  • Compile and record medical charts, reports, and correspondence.

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Experience Affects Medical Secretary Salaries




National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Medical Secretary Salaries


Microsoft Office
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Customer Service
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Scheduling
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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Phone Support
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Microsoft Excel
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Typing
0%

Medical Records
0%

Insurance
0%

Data Entry
0%

Medical Coding
0%

National Average
$30,000

Billing
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Medical Terminology
up arrow 2%

Patient Education
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 407 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 26%
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