The average hourly pay for a Medical Secretary in Canada is C$17.74.
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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 secretaries are tasked with answering phone calls and scheduling patients for appointments, and they communicate often with insurance companies to ensure that clients are…Read more
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Popular Skills for Medical Secretary
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Billing and Transcription are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Typing, Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Scheduling.
Pay by Experience Level for Medical Secretary
An entry-level Medical Secretary with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$14.95 based on 85 salaries. An early career Medical Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$16.02 based on 228 salaries. A mid-career Medical Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$17.86 based on 178 salaries. An experienced Medical Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$19.45 based on 199 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$21.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Medical Secretary in their job title in London, Ontario earn an average of 14.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Kitchener, Ontario (6.3% more) and Toronto, Ontario (3.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (18.1% less), Windsor, Ontario (5.6% less) and Mississauga, Ontario (0.6% less).
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