How much does a Medical Secretary make in Washington, DC? The average Medical Secretary salary in Washington, DC is $48,008 as of January 26, 2023, but the range typically falls between $43,136 and $53,672. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Medical Secretary

Medical Secretary provides secretarial support to clinical staff. Performs various secretarial and clerical duties, such as typing reports and correspondence, transcribing written notes, maintaining records and files, answering phones, and arranging clinician schedules. Being a Medical Secretary may be responsible for entering clinician charges into medical billing system. Requires knowledge of medical terms and vocabulary. Additionally, Medical Secretary requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Medical Secretary works under moderate supervision. Gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. To be a Medical Secretary typically requires 1-3 years of related experience, or may need 0 years of experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2023 Salary.com)... View full job description

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