AU$58,339
Avg. Salary
AU$27.03
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Medical Secretary is AU$27.03 per hour.

The average pay for a Medical Secretary is AU$58,339 per year.

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AU$22.28
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AU$27.03
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AU$32.61
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AU$40k
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AU$74k
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MEDIAN AU$58,339
AU$39,732 - AU$74,425
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MEDIAN: AU$58,339
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AU$22.28 - AU$32.61
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MEDIAN: AU$27.03
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AU$0AU$74K
Salary AU$39,732 - AU$74,425
Bonus AU$199 - AU$3,020
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$45,838 - AU$70,126
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 88
Hourly Data AU$0AU$58
Hourly Rate AU$22.28 - AU$32.61
Overtime AU$27.91 - AU$58.61
Annual Data AU$0AU$70K
Bonus AU$199 - AU$3,020
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$45,838 - AU$70,126
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 399

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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Popular Skills for Medical Secretary

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

3%

3%

-2%

-2%

-7%

National Average: AU$56,707

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:
"Enjoyable."
Pros: Diversity
Cons: Travelling

Medical Secretary in Subiaco:
"Not to far to travel."
Pros: environment is friendly
Cons: none

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 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects Medical Secretary Salaries

▲5%

▲2%

▲2%

National Average
AU$57,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Medical Secretary Salaries

▲8%

▲4%



National Average
AU$57,000

▼1%



Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 96%