$35,896
Avg. Salary
$15.09
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$504

Bonus

$1,983

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Medical Secretary is $15.09 per hour.

The average pay for a Medical Secretary is $35,896 per year.

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$11.42
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$15.09
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$20.39
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$24k
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$36k
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90%
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MEDIAN $35,896
$24,326 - $50,061
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MEDIAN: $35,896
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$0$50K
Salary $24,326 - $50,061
Bonus $148 - $1,518
Profit Sharing $24.24 - $5,152
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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$23,942 - $44,121
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 293
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $11.42 - $20.39
Hourly Tips $0.06
Overtime $15.15 - $28.92
Annual Data $0$44K
Bonus $148 - $1,518
Profit Sharing $24.24 - $5,152
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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$23,942 - $44,121
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,251

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 Pay By Employer

$0$52K

$42,342

Lahey Clinic
7 profiles
$37,747

$45,665

$30,805

$36,580

Common Career Paths for Medical Secretary


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Medical Secretary Job Listings

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 $29,000 based on 574 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 $32,000 based on 444 salaries. An experienced Medical Secretary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 520 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 $34,000 based on 244 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,927

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Key Stats for Medical Secretary

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 457 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Medical Secretary Salaries

▲8%

▲4%

National Average
$32,000

▼1%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Medical Secretary Salaries


National Average
$32,000


Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼2%

Medical Terminology
▼2%

Billing
▼2%

Microsoft Excel
▼2%


▼3%

▼3%

▼3%



▼4%


Patient Education
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 457 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 28%