$27,476
Avg. Salary
$14.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Unit Secretary with Electronic Medical Records (EMR) skills is $14.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Unit Secretary with Electronic Medical Records (EMR) skills is $27,476 per year.

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$19,977 - $41,744
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$0$41K
Salary $19,977 - $41,744
Bonus $15.00 - $1,500
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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$23,131 - $38,583
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 43
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $11.08 - $18.18
Hourly Tips $1.00
Overtime $2.21 - $27.37
Annual Data $0$38K
Bonus $15.00 - $1,500
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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$23,131 - $38,583
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 715

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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Unit Secretary

Pay by Experience for a Unit Secretary has a positive trend. An entry-level Unit Secretary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 205 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Unit Secretary with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 136 salaries. An experienced Unit Secretary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 146 salaries. A Unit Secretary with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 57 salaries.

Key Stats for Unit Secretary

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 133 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Unit Secretary Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$29,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 133 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 19%