A Medical Secretary earns an average wage of AU$26.60 per hour. A skill in reception is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$37,794 - AU$72,314
AU$38K
AU$56K
AU$72K
MEDIAN: AU$55,901
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50%
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AU$21.85 - AU$31.74
AU$22
AU$27
AU$32
MEDIAN: AU$26.61
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50%
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AU$0AU$72K
Salary AU$37,794 - AU$72,314
Bonus AU$100 - AU$3,500
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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AU$44,648 - AU$68,003
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 101
Hourly Data AU$0AU$57
Hourly Rate AU$21.85 - AU$31.74
Overtime AU$0.00 - AU$57.49
Annual Data AU$0AU$68K
Bonus AU$100 - AU$3,500
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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AU$44,648 - AU$68,003
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 467

Job Description for Medical Secretary

Medical secretaries perform administrative work in a clinical, hospital, or other medical environment. They often have front-office duties and will greet customers as they enter the facility. Since they are the first individuals to interact with patients, it's important to maintain a professional demeanor at all times.

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Medical Secretary Tasks

  • Compile and record medical charts, reports, and correspondence.
  • Prepare agendas and make arrangements for committee, board, and other meetings.
  • Provide administrative support, such as budget preparation, record keeping and reporting.
  • Receive and route messages and documents to appropriate staff.
  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.

Common Career Paths for Medical Secretary


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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Secretary

Pay by Experience for a Medical Secretary has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Secretary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 110 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Secretary with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$58,000 based on 84 salaries. An experienced Medical Secretary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$60,000 based on 75 salaries. A Medical Secretary with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$58,000 based on 50 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$55,561

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Medical Secretary Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Medical Secretary?

Medical Secretary in Sydney:
Pros: Interesting, close to home.
Cons: Office building is dull and old.

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Key Stats for Medical Secretary

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Medical Secretary Salaries

▲7%

▲4%

▲4%

National Average
AU$56,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Medical Secretary Salaries

▲10%

▲6%



▲1%


National Average
AU$56,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 95%