Medical Secretaries

Perform secretarial duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures. Duties may include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence.

The Facts

Median ANNUAL EARNINGS

$30,759

Median Annual Earnings
are the midpoint earned
by 50 percent of workers
who are the lowest paid
and 50 percent of workers
who are the highest paid
in a particular occupation.

Jobs

1,700

Jobs are any position in
which a worker provides
labor in exchange for
monetary compensation
(note: one individual may
hold multiple jobs).

Average Annual Earnings

$33,466

Average Annual Earnings
are determined by
dividing the total earnings
for the occupation by the
number of jobs in the
occupation.

*Earnings include base rate plus commission and tips in some occupations.
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