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Medical Secretaries

in Massachusetts

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.

Occupation Projection for Medical Secretaries

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
436013  Medical Secretaries 24,623 27,813 3,190 12.96 % 1,412 1,374 319 3,105 High school diploma or equivalent 

Medical Secretaries Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Ambulatory Health Care Services    12,860  52 % 14,590  52 % 1,730  13 % $41,270
Hospitals    9,740  40 % 10,980  39 % 1,240  13 % $45,350
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    630  3 % 750  3 % 120  18 % $45,420
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    630  3 % 750  3 % 120  18 % $45,420
Administrative and Support Services    280  1 % 310  1 % 30  11 % $39,700
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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