The average wage for a Medical Secretary in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$26.81 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$33,248 - AU$77,566
AU$33K
AU$60K
AU$78K
MEDIAN: AU$59,781
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50%
90%
AU$22.18 - AU$31.69
AU$22
AU$27
AU$32
MEDIAN: AU$26.65
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$77K
Salary AU$33,248 - AU$77,566
Bonus AU$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$44,804 - AU$67,376
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data AU$0AU$31
Hourly Rate AU$22.18 - AU$31.69
Overtime AU$16.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$67K
Bonus AU$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$44,804 - AU$67,376
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 79

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.

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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 38 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$57,000 based on 29 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$57,000 based on 23 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$59,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Medical Secretary

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Medical Secretary Salaries

▲7%

▲3%

▲3%

National Average
AU$56,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Medical Secretary Salaries

▲2%


Office Administration
▲1%

National Average
AU$56,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 92%