According to 2020 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), medical secretaries (also regarded as “administrative assistants”) earn an average salary of $39,000 per year—$18.75 per hour.*The BLS projects a 16% increase in employment from 2018-2028.How much you can expect to make will depend largely on the precise responsibilities of the job, your level of education & experience, and the state in which you work.Because of the many duties, responsibilities and job titles in this field, pay can vary widely.** These are national estimates and do not represent entry-level/starting wages. Learn more about our medical office administration programExplore Now Other Questions Is the Herzing RN to BSN program accredited? Can I qualify for PMP certification with an MBA? How do you become a nurse administrator? What happens if my FAFSA is selected for verification?