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How much does a Medical Secretary make in the United States?

Average Medical Secretary Hourly Wage in the United States

Medical Secretaries earn a median hourly wage of $16.22. Hourly wages typically start from $11.16 and go up to $23.91.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Medical Secretary Yearly Salary in the United States

Medical Secretaries earn a median salary of $33,730 per year. Salaries typically start from $23,220 and go up to $49,730.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employment Type Mix

74%
Full-Time
26%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

2.9
SCORE
593
RATINGS
Medical Secretaries average a score of 2.9 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Medical Secretaries in the 32th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Medical Secretary Earnings by Seniority

Top End Medical Secretary Earnings

The highest earning Medical Secretaries in the United States earn:

$23.91
an hour
$49,730
per year
Senior Medical Secretary Earnings

Senior Medical Secretaries in the United States earn:

$19.42
an hour
$40,400
per year
Experienced Medical Secretary Earnings

Experienced Medical Secretaries in the United States earn:

$16.22
an hour
$33,730
per year
Junior Medical Secretary Earnings

Junior Medical Secretaries in the United States earn:

$13.32
an hour
$27,710
per year
Starting Medical Secretary Earnings

Starting Medical Secretaries in the United States earn:

$11.16
an hour
$23,220
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Medical Secretary salary comparison

Medical Secretaries earn less than 71% percent of Health careers. Medical Secretary salaries are in the bottom 77% of all careers in the United States.

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Source:

Historical salary for Medical Secretaries in the United States

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Medical Secretary salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Medical Secretary Salary in Washington $19.86 $41,300 # 1
Medical Secretary Salary in Vermont $17.62 $36,650 # 2
Medical Secretary Salary in Virginia $16.85 $35,040 # 3
Medical Secretary Salary in Wisconsin $16.89 $35,130 # 4
Medical Secretary Salary in South Dakota $15.84 $32,950 # 5
Medical Secretary Salary in Wyoming $15.54 $32,310 # 6
Medical Secretary Salary in Utah $15.11 $31,430 # 7
Medical Secretary Salary in Texas $14.83 $30,850 # 8
Medical Secretary Salary in Tennessee $14.18 $29,500 # 9
Medical Secretary Salary in West Virginia $13.78 $28,660 # 10
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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