Medical Secretary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary

A Medical Secretary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earns an average wage of $20.12 per hour. A skill in Scheduling is associated with high pay for this job.

$14.65 - $22.36
$20
MEDIAN: $20.12
50%

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Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $20.12
Annual Data $0$48K
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$20,181 - $48,015
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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.

About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,567,442
Male:
741,270 (47.3%)
Female:
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...
Philadelphia:
$41,233
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$952
Philadelphia:
$150,700
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
6.6%

Medical Secretary Job Listings

Key Stats for Medical Secretary

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
33%

Skills That Affect Medical Secretary Salaries

Scheduling
▲15%

Data Entry
▼0%

National Average
$39,000

Customer Service
▼3%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼3%

Phone Support
▼3%

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 25%