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Medical Secretaries

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $19.96
Statewide median: $19.62

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Medical Secretaries *

Area Low Median High
U S
$13.6 $16.56 $19.83
Minnesota
$17.14 $19.96 $23.27
Central Minnesota
$16.84 $19.57 $22.9
Northeast Minnesota
$15.74 $17.8 $19.87
Northwest Minnesota
$15.62 $17.56 $19.6
Southeast Minnesota
$17.38 $20.21 $22.94
Southwest Minnesota
$14.64 $17.25 $19.88
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$17.83 $20.89 $23.91

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 11200 workers employed in this large career.

Where do Medical Secretaries most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 2080 new Medical Secretaries to meet market demand between 2014-2024. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Medical Secretaries
  Employment Employment Change
2014 2024 Number Percent
U S 527600 635800 108200 20.5%
Minnesota 8838 9989 1151 13%
  2014 2024 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 591 674 83 14%
Northeast Minnesota 631 664 33 5.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 4931 5606 675 13.6%
Southwest Minnesota 313 331 18 5.7%
Northwest Minnesota 521 572 51 9.7%


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