Highest Paying Industries for Medical Secretaries

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned20.0741750
Educational Services, Privately owned19.9941590
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)19.740980
Scientific Research and Development Services19.6840930
Educational Services, Local government owned19.6440850
Consumer Goods Rental18.9139320
Rental and Leasing Services18.7939080
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences18.6938870
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing18.6738830
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals18.3338130
Offices of Dentists18.2337920
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)18.1337710
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)18.0937630
Legal Services18.0637570
Insurance Carriers18.0537530
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services17.9337300
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned17.9337290
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)17.8337080
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned17.6936800
Finance and Insurance17.4636320
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities17.4636320
Specialty hospitals, State government owned17.4536290
Other Insurance Related Activities17.4336260
Management of Companies and Enterprises16.8935140
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers16.8935130
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities16.8234990
Educational Services, State government owned16.7934920
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned16.7834910
Vocational Rehabilitation Services16.6534620
State government, including schools and hospitals16.5234370
Hospitals, Privately owned16.434110
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)16.3233950
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned16.3233950
Manufacturing16.2933880
Hospitals, State government owned16.2933880
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)16.2533800
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned16.2333760
Miscellaneous Manufacturing16.2133720
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing16.2133720
Home Health Care Services16.2133710
All industries, private ownership only16.1333540
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services16.1333540
All industries16.1233530
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)16.1133510
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service16.0633400
Ambulatory Health Care Services16.0433360
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)15.9333130
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned15.933070
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories15.8833040
Federal, State, and Local Government15.8733010
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service15.8733010
Local government, including schools and hospitals15.8432950
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)15.8132890
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services15.832870
Hospitals, Local government owned15.7732800
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned15.7732800
Employment Services15.7332720
Outpatient Care Centers15.7332710
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services15.7232690
Other Residential Care Facilities15.6832620
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities15.6832610
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services15.6732600
Social Assistance15.6332500
Offices of Physicians15.5532340
Wholesale Trade15.5432330
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services15.5432330
Administrative and Support Services15.5432330
Individual and Family Services15.5432330
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities15.5132260
Office Administrative Services15.5132250
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals15.532240
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly15.432030
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services15.432020
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)15.2731760
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities15.1731560
Ambulance Services15.0431280
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities14.931000
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services14.7830740
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners14.7130610
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned14.7130590
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)14.6230410
Offices of Optometrists14.6130400
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists14.6230400
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers14.5630290
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities14.4930130
Offices of Other Health Practitioners14.3529850
Retail Trade14.2829700
Health and Personal Care Stores14.2729680
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned13.8928900
Offices of Chiropractors13.7128520
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations13.1827410
Business Support Services13.0127050
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations12.8626740

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