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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.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
436013  Medical Secretaries 21,372 24,444 3,072 14.37 % 532 307 225 High school diploma or equivalent 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Ambulatory Health Care Services    12,160  57 % 14,170  58 % 2,010  16 % $40,710
Hospitals    7,790  36 % 8,770  36 % 980  12 % $44,440
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    190  1 % 190  1 % 0  3 % $45,490
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    190  1 % 190  1 % 0  3 % $45,490
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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