Medical Secretary in New York Salary

The majority of Medical Secretaries in New York, N.Y. — approximately one-half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $31K to $53K per year, and the median is $41K per year. Most New York Medical Secretaries are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,639 - $51,775
$31K
$41K
$52K
MEDIAN: $41,450
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$14.79 - $28.65
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MEDIAN: $19.26
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$30,639 - $51,775  
   
Bonus
$366.25  
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$30,977 - $53,497  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $28.65  
   
Overtime
$24.00  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$366.25  
   
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$30,977 - $53,497  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,550,405
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
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$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York, NY:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Secretary

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average beginner in this position makes around $40K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $45K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $44K in this role. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $31K.

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Key Stats for Medical Secretary

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Medical Secretary Salaries

▲11%

▲7%

National Average
$41,000

▼2%

Late-Career
▼24%

Skills That Affect Medical Secretary Salaries

Medical Terminology
▲11%

Microsoft Office
▲9%



▲6%

Insurance
▲4%

Medical Records
▲3%

National Average
$41,000

▼1%

Typing
▼2%

Microsoft Excel
▼3%


Billing
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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