The average New York Medical Secretary earns approximately $40K annually. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The majority of Medical Secretaries in New York, N.Y. claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,410 - $49,295
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$49K
MEDIAN: $40,300
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$14.88 - $28.27
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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$30,948 - $53,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Overtime
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$30,948 - $53,496  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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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 $39K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $45K. Medical Secretaries in New York claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $44K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $47K.

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Experience Affects Medical Secretary Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%



National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Medical Secretary Salaries

Medical Terminology
up arrow 14%

Insurance
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Medical Records
up arrow 9%



Data Entry
up arrow 6%

Typing
up arrow 4%

Scheduling
up arrow 2%

National Average
$40,000

Billing
up arrow 1%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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