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How much does a Medical Secretary make in California?

Average Medical Secretary Hourly Wage in California

Medical Secretaries earn a median hourly wage of $17.92. Hourly wages typically start from $11.55 and go up to $27.44.

Average Medical Secretary Yearly Salary in California

Medical Secretaries earn a median salary of $37,280 per year. Salaries typically start from $24,030 and go up to $57,070.

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates, Bachelors
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Medical Secretary Earnings by Seniority

Top End Medical Secretary Earnings

The highest earning Medical Secretaries in California earn:

$27.44
an hour
$57,070
per year
Senior Medical Secretary Earnings

Senior Medical Secretaries in California earn:

$22.72
an hour
$47,260
per year
Experienced Medical Secretary Earnings

Experienced Medical Secretaries in California earn:

$17.92
an hour
$37,280
per year
Junior Medical Secretary Earnings

Junior Medical Secretaries in California earn:

$14.24
an hour
$29,620
per year
Starting Medical Secretary Earnings

Starting Medical Secretaries in California earn:

$11.55
an hour
$24,030
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Medical Secretary salary comparison

Medical Secretaries earn less than 69% percent of Health careers in California. Medical Secretary salaries are in the bottom 82% of all careers in California.

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Veterinary Technologist Salary in California $37k
Medical Secretary Salary $37k

Historical salary for Medical Secretaries in California

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

How to Become a Medical Secretary

Interested in becoming a Medical Secretary? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good medical secretary? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates, Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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