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Medical Secretaries (43-6013)

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.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 767 836 9 41 49 97
United States 601700 698100 0.0 33300 39400 82400
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 18.75 12.98 15.08 17.96 21.93 26.25
Alaska 19.61 14.46 16.54 18.99 22.90 25.57
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 19.96 15.81 17.13 19.31 23.12 25.45
Fairbanks North Star Borough 20.66 14.56 17.12 20.09 24.39 28.56
Balance of State 18.36 13.19 14.46 17.26 21.22 25.14

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.