$29,278
Avg. Salary
$14.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Unit Secretary with Scheduling skills is $14.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Unit Secretary with Scheduling skills is $29,278 per year.

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$18.38
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MEDIAN $29,278
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$0$43K
Salary $20,223 - $43,641
Bonus $306 - $2,936
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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$23,009 - $39,666
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 41
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $11.00 - $18.38
Overtime $1.83 - $28.28
Annual Data $0$39K
Bonus $306 - $2,936
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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$23,009 - $39,666
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 533

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 170 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 118 salaries. An experienced Unit Secretary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 134 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 56 salaries.

Key Stats for Unit Secretary

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 90 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Unit Secretary Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$29,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 90 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 18%