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Medical Secretaries

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

This career: $18.64
Statewide median: $18.15

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Medical Secretaries

Area Low Median High
U S
$10.78 $15.52 $22.60
Minnesota
$14.70 $18.64 $22.83
Central Minnesota
$14.13 $17.84 $22.82
Northeast Minnesota
$12.76 $16.15 $21.02
Northwest Minnesota
$12.39 $15.79 $21.04
Southwest Minnesota
$12.27 $16.14 $20.84
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$15.44 $18.98 $23.02

"Low" indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 8,140 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do Medical Secretaries most often work?

 

Current Demand

This career is currently in high demand.

 

Future Demand   

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

There will be a need for about 3,480 new Medical Secretaries to meet market demand between 2010-2020. 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
2012 2022 Number Percent
U S 508,700 718,900 210,200 41.3%
Minnesota 7,661 10,112 2,451 32%
  2010 2020 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 686 875 189 27.6%
Northeast Minnesota 497 622 125 25.2%
Northwest Minnesota 410 525 115 28%
Southeast Minnesota 2,096 2,810 714 34.1%
Southwest Minnesota 258 326 68 26.4%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,717 4,970 1,253 33.7%


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