Medical Secretary Salary

The average pay for a Medical Secretary is $14.32 per hour.

$22,682 - $47,642
(Median)
$23K
$34K
$48K
MEDIAN: $34,437
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50%
90%

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$10.65 - $19.28
(Median)
$11
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$22,682 - $47,642  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $991  
Profit Sharing
$25.00 - $4,069  
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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$22,390 - $41,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 257
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.65 - $19.28  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$1.65 - $27.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $991  
   
Profit Sharing
$25.00 - $4,069  
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).
)
$22,390 - $41,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,067
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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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,399

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Experience Affects Medical Secretary Salaries




National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Medical Secretary Salaries

Transcription
up arrow 4%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
0%

Scheduling
0%

Phone Support
0%

Insurance
0%

National Average
$30,000

Data Entry
up arrow 1%

Typing
up arrow 1%

Medical Records
up arrow 1%

Billing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Medical Coding
up arrow 1%

Medical Terminology
up arrow 1%

Patient Education
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 434 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: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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