Medical Secretaries

Prospects: Very Favorable

*According to projected annual openings and year-over-year growth

Perform secretarial duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures. Duties may include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence.

Number of positions

2012: 2,440    2014: 2,570

Annual job postings

New: 60    Replacement: 30
(Total: 90)   

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
Up to:

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
High school diploma or equivalent

Work experience:

On-the-job training:
Moderate-term on-the-job training

Education level achieved by workers


Sources: New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.