An Entry-Level Medical Secretary earns an average wage of $13.27 per hour.

$22,289 - $41,464
(Median)
$22K
$34K
$41K
MEDIAN: $33,833
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$10.32 - $17.54
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$22,289 - $41,464  
   
Bonus
$99.33 - $2,936  
Profit Sharing
$12.50  
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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$21,841 - $38,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.32 - $17.54  
   
Overtime
$13.91 - $26.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$99.33 - $2,936  
   
Profit Sharing
$12.50  
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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$21,841 - $38,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 518
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $28,383

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Medical Secretary Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Medical Secretary in Duncansville:
"The amount of emotional stress that I would be taking on."
As a secretary, it is very likely that you will not be shown the appreciation you deserve. It in most cases is hard work, for little pay. But you can have faith in knowing that without you, the company would not succeed.

Medical Secretary in Mineola:
"Get Out!"
With all the changes in the medical industry it's more stressful than ever. Get out of it before you even get in to it!

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Skills That Affect Medical Secretary Salaries

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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Medical Terminology
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Medical Coding
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Customer Service
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Insurance
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National Average
$28,000

Scheduling
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Data Entry
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Phone Support
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Typing
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Billing
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Microsoft Office
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Medical Records
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 78 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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