Entry-Level Medical Secretary Salary

An Entry-Level Medical Secretary earns an average wage of $13.36 per hour.

$22,100 - $42,998
$22K
$34K
$43K
MEDIAN: $33,965
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$10.45 - $17.48
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$13
$17
MEDIAN: $13.36
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$22,100 - $42,998  
   
Bonus
$195.74 - $1,226  
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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$22,100 - $38,110  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.45 - $17.48  
   
Overtime
$14.05 - $26.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$195.74 - $1,226  
   
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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$22,100 - $38,110  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 522

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National Average: $28,549

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Medical Secretary Advice

Q: 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!

Key Stats for Medical Secretary

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 75 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
20%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Medical Secretary Salaries

Medical Terminology
▲2%

Billing
▲2%

Transcription
▲2%

Scheduling
▲1%


Customer Service
▼0%

Data Entry
▼0%

Medical Coding
▼0%

National Average
$29,000


Typing
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼1%

Insurance
▼1%

Medical Records
▼4%

Microsoft Excel
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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