Average Entry-Level Unit Secretary with Typing Skills Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Unit Secretary with Typing skills is $12.23.
MEDIAN $12.23
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $15
Total Pay
$20,449 - $32,925

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Job Description for Unit Secretary

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.

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Unit Secretary
Medical Secretary
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Popular Skills for Unit Secretary

Skills in Customer Service, Data Entry, Medical Terminology and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medical Records.

Pay by Experience Level for Unit Secretary

An early career Unit Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.69 based on 294 salaries. A mid-career Unit Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.65 based on 227 salaries. An experienced Unit Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.63 based on 217 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.

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