Medical Secretary Salary

The average salary for a Medical Secretary in the UK is:


Job profile for a Medical Secretary

Audio and copy typing of all medical documents, clinical correspondence, reports and discharge summaries, to a high degree of accuracy and with detailed knowledge of medical terminology. Some of this material is of a highly sensitive and distressing nature. Organise waiting lists and ensure that patients do not breach the various targets. Deal with telephone enquiries from patients, some very ill and worried, and act as contact point between doctors and patients. Liaise with clinic clerks, out-patient staff, doctors, hospice staff and other health professionals about these queries. Maintain computerised statistics on patient attendance and databases on patient outcomes. Maintain patient records. Maintain doctors' diaries. Organise and minute meetings. Knowledge of Windows applications is essential.

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Medical Secretary Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £16,313.

The average salary in 2009 was £18,573, based on 21 respondents (a difference of 14% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £20,157, based on 36 respondents (a difference of 9% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £34,182, based on 16 respondents (a difference of 70% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £20,890, based on 17 respondents (a difference of -39% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Medical Secretary based on all salary survey responses is: £19,500

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Medical Secretary is £10.83.

Assorted Medical Secretary Salary Information

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Medical Secretary Salary By UK Region

£15,445South West
£18,776South East
£20,000North West
£17,184East of England
£17,277Yorkshire and North East
£21,000Northern Ireland

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Medical Secretary, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £16,245 for a worker in their 20s, £21,227 (30s), £25,126 (40s) and £25,126 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Medical Secretary is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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