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Unit Secretary, Emergency Room (ER) Salary

Emergency Room Unit Secretaries in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $12.96 per hour for pay. The pay spectrum stretches from $9.89 per hour to $17.12. For the most part, Emergency Room Unit Secretaries enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by a majority. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$16,913 - $54,631
(Median)
$17K
$28K
$55K
MEDIAN: $28,070
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$9.89 - $17.12
(Median)
$9
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$16,913 - $54,631  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $850  
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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$20,668 - $37,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.89 - $17.12  
   
Overtime
$0.84 - $27.09  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $850  
   
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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$20,668 - $37,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 220

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Job Description for Unit Secretary, Emergency Room (ER)

  • Receive and route messages and documents such as laboratory results to appropriate staff.
  • Answer telephones, and direct calls to appropriate staff.
  • Interview patients to complete documents, case histories, and forms such as intake and insurance forms.
  • Maintain and compile records, technical library and correspondence files.

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Experience Affects Unit Secretary, Emergency Room (ER) Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 25%
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