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A Late-Career Medical Secretary in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average wage of AU$26.65 per hour.

AU$24.66 - AU$33.12
MEDIAN: AU$29.28
Hourly Data AU$0AU$33
Hourly Rate AU$24.66 - AU$33.12
Annual Data AU$0AU$70K
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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).
AU$51,934 - AU$70,921
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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.


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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Key Stats for Medical Secretary

20 years or more

Skills That Affect Medical Secretary Salaries


National Average

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
dental benefits
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 91%