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Medical Secretaries

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

This career: $19.18
Statewide median: $18.65

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Medical Secretaries *

Area Low Median High
U S
$12.97 $15.73 $18.83
Minnesota
$16.55 $19.18 $21.92
Central Minnesota
$16.13 $18.59 $21.77
Northeast Minnesota
$15.22 $17.16 $19.15
Northwest Minnesota
$14.02 $16.31 $18.70
Southeast Minnesota
$17.20 $19.99 $22.03
Southwest Minnesota
$14.40 $16.73 $18.90
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$17.09 $19.72 $22.33

* "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 8,590 workers employed in this medium-sized 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 2,860 new Medical Secretaries to meet market demand between 2012-2022. 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 525,600 714,900 189,200 36%
Minnesota 7,893 9,807 1,914 24.2%
  2012 2022 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 504 622 118 23.4%
Northeast Minnesota 560 661 101 18%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 4,255 5,279 1,024 24.1%
Southwest Minnesota 310 353 43 13.9%
Northwest Minnesota 382 445 63 16.5%


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