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Medical Secretaries

Medical Secretaries - Wages & Trends

Wages vary widely depending on the medical secretary's skill, experience, and level of education. Wages also vary by area of the country. Wages also vary by employer.

Benefits also vary. Most full-time medical secretaries receive typical benefits. These include paid vacation, sick leave, and health insurance. Many part-time medical secretaries do not receive benefits.

Medical secretaries and administrative assistants (SOC 43-6013)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $15.36 $17.89 $20.86
Yearly $31,942 $37,215 $43,390
    Champaign Area Hourly $14.50 $17.43 $21.02
Yearly $30,154 $36,247 $43,714
    Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area Hourly $12.35 $14.04 $16.30
Yearly $25,683 $29,202 $33,909
    Cook County Hourly $16.74 $18.96 $22.43
Yearly $34,819 $39,434 $46,661
    Decatur Area Hourly $13.56 $15.51 $22.13
Yearly $28,197 $32,259 $46,023
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $15.26 $17.50 $19.69
Yearly $31,737 $36,399 $40,950
    Du Page County Hourly $14.74 $17.96 $21.50
Yearly $30,653 $37,351 $44,729
    Edwardsville Area Hourly $13.44 $15.28 $18.30
Yearly $27,948 $31,776 $38,063
    Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area Hourly $10.71 $14.01 $17.49
Yearly $22,273 $29,136 $36,378
    Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area Hourly $14.56 $17.22 $19.72
Yearly $30,287 $35,825 $41,009
    Lake County Hourly $14.51 $17.11 $20.46
Yearly $30,174 $35,597 $42,561
    McHenry County Hourly $14.36 $16.65 $18.89
Yearly $29,862 $34,637 $39,281
    Mt. Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area Hourly $13.18 $14.62 $16.83
Yearly $27,409 $30,418 $35,008
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly $13.53 $15.79 $18.41
Yearly $28,144 $32,839 $38,292
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $13.78 $15.95 $19.12
Yearly $28,660 $33,173 $39,777
    Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area Hourly $12.21 $15.17 $18.80
Yearly $25,402 $31,551 $39,107
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly $13.34 $14.97 $17.75
Yearly $27,756 $31,135 $36,930
    Rockford Area Hourly $14.26 $16.58 $18.77
Yearly $29,658 $34,485 $39,037
    Shawnee National Forest Area Hourly $12.84 $14.68 $18.00
Yearly $26,697 $30,529 $37,445
    Springfield Area Hourly $14.72 $16.71 $18.61
Yearly $30,612 $34,754 $38,706
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly $13.39 $15.26 $17.76
Yearly $27,850 $31,730 $36,950
    Vermilion County Hourly $15.30 $17.23 $19.12
Yearly $31,829 $35,840 $39,769
    Will County Hourly $17.14 $18.58 $20.01
Yearly $35,661 $38,638 $41,625
United States Hourly $15.08 $17.96 $21.93
Yearly $31,370 $37,350 $45,620

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.