Unit Secretary in Dallas, Texas Salary

The average pay for a Unit Secretary in Dallas, Texas is $13.60 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Typing and Electronic Medical Records (EMR). Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$11.93 - $19.11
$12
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.09
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Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $11.93 - $19.11
Overtime $28.25
Annual Data $0$41K
Bonus $2,500
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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$24,825 - $41,407
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

Job Description for Unit Secretary

The unit secretary is responsible for coordinating non-clinical activities on a nursing unit. These duties include processing physician orders and managing communications among the nursing staff, physicians, visitors, patients, and ancillary departments. The unit secretary is also the first point of contact for anyone entering the department looking for patients or staff members, so they must present a professional demeanor at all times.

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Unit Secretary Tasks

  • Act as first contact, communications hub, and receptionist for a medical unit.
  • Answer telephones, relay messages, and communicate with patients and physicians.
  • Perform administrative and paperwork tasks like admitting patients, requisitioning supplies, and entering orders.

About Dallas, Texas

Dallas County, Texas
1,300,082
Male:
639,019 (49.2%)
Female:
661,063 (50.8%)
Dallas (/ˈdæləs/) is a major city in the state of Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city proper ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,300,092 as of July 1, 2015. The city is the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (commonly referred to as DFW), which...
Dallas:
$45,918
Texas:
$55,653
$903
Dallas:
$152,400
Texas:
$152,000
3.5%

Unit Secretary Job Listings

Key Stats for Unit Secretary

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Unit Secretary Salaries

Experienced
▲15%

▼0%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Unit Secretary Salaries

Typing
▲11%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▲6%

Medical Records
▼0%

National Average
$29,000

Customer Service
▼4%

Data Entry
▼5%

Medical Terminology
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 33%