Average Unit Secretary Salary
$33,000 yearly
$16.17 hourly
Updated August 18, 2021
$24,000
10 %
$33,000
Median
$46,000
90 %
What Is The Average Unit Secretary Salary?
The average unit secretary salary is $33,630 per year, or $16.17 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $24,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $46,000. As most things go, location can be critical. California, New York, Minnesota, Nevada, and Connecticut provide the highest unit secretary salaries.
PercentileascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
90th Percentile
$46,000
$3,833
$22
75th Percentile
$39,000
$3,250
$19
Average
$33,630
$2,803
$16
25th Percentile
$28,000
$2,333
$13
10th Percentile
$24,000
$2,000
$12

Average Unit Secretary Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where unit secretaries earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Unit Secretary average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
$29,937
$14.39
Alaska
$28,057
$13.49
Arizona
$37,063
$17.82
Arkansas
$28,896
$13.89
California
$47,203
$22.69
Colorado
$37,067
$17.82
Connecticut
$39,815
$19.14
Delaware
$35,444
$17.04
District of Columbia
$34,169
$16.43
Florida
$29,782
$14.32
Georgia
$29,732
$14.29
Hawaii
$30,181
$14.51
Idaho
$32,702
$15.72
Illinois
$34,149
$16.42
Indiana
$29,777
$14.32
Iowa
$30,549
$14.69
Kansas
$33,118
$15.92
Kentucky
$29,072
$13.98
Louisiana
$28,256
$13.58
Maine
$37,970
$18.25
Maryland
$34,514
$16.59
Massachusetts
$39,408
$18.95
Michigan
$31,567
$15.18
Minnesota
$41,544
$19.97
Mississippi
$35,258
$16.95
Missouri
$32,464
$15.61
Montana
$35,022
$16.84
Nebraska
$36,840
$17.71
Nevada
$41,100
$19.76
New Hampshire
$34,305
$16.49
New Jersey
$38,724
$18.62
New Mexico
$33,859
$16.28
New York
$42,857
$20.60
North Carolina
$32,427
$15.59
North Dakota
$32,684
$15.71
Ohio
$31,030
$14.92
Oklahoma
$34,828
$16.74
Oregon
$37,010
$17.79
Pennsylvania
$33,087
$15.91
Rhode Island
$37,115
$17.84
South Carolina
$28,585
$13.74
South Dakota
$29,660
$14.26
Tennessee
$26,706
$12.84
Texas
$29,379
$14.12
Utah
$31,884
$15.33
Vermont
$37,349
$17.96
Virginia
$31,226
$15.01
Washington
$38,126
$18.33
West Virginia
$31,110
$14.96
Wisconsin
$34,688
$16.68
Wyoming
$39,275
$18.88

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Highest Paying Cities For Unit Secretary

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Los Angeles, CA
$47,505
$22.84
New York, NY
$42,928
$20.64
Rochester, MN
$41,417
$19.91
Las Vegas, NV
$41,190
$19.80
Bridgeport, CT
$39,967
$19.21
Medford, OR
$38,179
$18.36

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Average Unit Secretary Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $33,600
    $16.17
    +3.2%
    2020
    $32,500
    $15.65
    +2.5%
    2019
    $31,700
    $15.25
    +2.0%
    2018
    $31,100
    $14.94
    +2.4%
    2017
    $30,300
    $14.58
    +1.1%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Medical Receptionist

    Avg. salary: $30,245

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    83,391 Medical Receptionist Jobs
    Referral Coordinator

    Avg. salary: $33,978

    A referral coordinator works with insurance companies and care providers to share essential patient information and assists primarily in scheduling appointments and managing health insurance issues. As a referral coordinator, you will work directly with the patient, patient families, or even social workers, depending on the job and patient needs. Other job responsibilities include general administrative or clerical tasks such as setting up appointments for new and existing patients, verifying insurance information before appointments, and answering phone calls.
    65,868 Referral Coordinator Jobs
    Registration Coordinator

    Avg. salary: $37,888

    A registration coordinator is in charge of organizing and overseeing the registration procedures in programs and projects. Their duties primarily depend on their industry or place of employment. Still, it typically includes coordinating staff, managing the budgets and schedules, setting goals and guidelines, liaising with external parties, and developing strategies to optimize operations. Furthermore, a registration coordinator must monitor the progress of all efforts, resolve issues and concerns, and enforce the company's policies and regulations.
    75,752 Registration Coordinator Jobs
    Scheduling Coordinator

    Avg. salary: $35,729

    A scheduling coordinator is responsible for arranging the calendars and managing the appointments of a senior employee. Scheduling coordinators keep a record of meetings, reminding the key personnel as well as other participants of any schedule adjustments and cancellations. They are also responsible for booking venues for events and processing travel arrangements, following the specifications of the head personnel. A scheduling coordinator must be detail-oriented, as well as having excellent communication and organization skills to answer schedule queries and perform administrative tasks as needed.
    66,725 Scheduling Coordinator Jobs
    Surgery Scheduler

    Avg. salary: $37,106

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    45,272 Surgery Scheduler Jobs
    Scheduler

    Avg. salary: $51,590

    A scheduler is responsible for arranging appointments and carrying out reminder calls and correspondence to anyone involved. In a company setting, it is also a scheduler's responsibility to coordinate with various departments and personnel to organize an accurate timetable that will consist of meetings, gatherings, deadlines, or other pressing matters. Furthermore, a scheduler must have attention to detail as one must perform bookkeeping tasks, fix scheduling issues or conflicts, and organize documentation. There are also instances where one must process orders or payments.
    44,744 Scheduler Jobs

    Unit Secretary Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a unit secretary can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.
    Experience LevelascdescAvg. SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
    Entry Level
    $27,200
    $13.06
    Mid Level
    $31,100
    $14.95
    Senior Level
    $38,500
    $18.51

    Which Companies Pay Unit Secretaries The Most?

    To earn a high income as a unit secretary, working for Fresenius Medical Care North America Holdings Limited Partnership or Swedish might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Hca Hospital Services Of San Diego and AHMC Healthcare report highly competitive wages for unit secretaries.
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    Recently Added Unit Secretary Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    University of Washington
    Unit Secretary Nights)
    Unit Secretary Nights)
    Seattle, WA
    08/31/2021
    $39,277
    08/31/2021
    Select Medical
    Unit Secretary (PER Diem/Prn)
    Unit Secretary (PER Diem/Prn)
    Saddle Brook, NJ
    08/31/2021
    $35,479
    08/31/2021
    HCA
    Unit Secretary PRN
    Unit Secretary PRN
    Denver, CO
    08/29/2021
    $36,919
    08/29/2021
    University of Texas Medical Branch
    Health Unit Coordinator-Tdcj ICU (Days)
    Health Unit Coordinator-Tdcj ICU (Days)
    Galveston, TX
    08/29/2021
    $29,218
    08/29/2021
    Uc Health
    Unit Clerk-Critical Care Annex
    Unit Clerk-Critical Care Annex
    Aurora, CO
    08/28/2021
    $31,722
    08/28/2021
    Mayo Clinic
    Health Unit Coordinator (HUC)-Nursing Support Float
    Health Unit Coordinator (HUC)-Nursing Support Float
    Eau Claire, WI
    08/28/2021
    $33,329
    08/28/2021
    University of Iowa
    Nursing Unit Clerk (NUC)-Adult Psychiatry (7RC
    Nursing Unit Clerk (NUC)-Adult Psychiatry (7RC
    Iowa City, IA
    08/27/2021
    $31,320
    08/27/2021
    Unit Clerk
    Colorado Springs, CO
    08/27/2021
    $29,218
    08/27/2021
    Meriter-Unitypoint Health
    Health Unit Coordinator/Monitor Tech-Cardiac FTE; Day/Pm Shift
    Health Unit Coordinator/Monitor Tech-Cardiac FTE; Day/Pm Shift
    Madison, WI
    08/27/2021
    $33,914
    08/27/2021
    St. Charles Health System
    Unit Secretary Surgical Specialty Days)*Eligible for and Retention Bonus
    Unit Secretary Surgical Specialty Days)*Eligible for and Retention Bonus
    Bend, OR
    08/27/2021
    $36,376
    08/27/2021

    Average Unit Secretary Salary by Demographic

    Unit Secretary Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $34,130
    female-income
    Female Income
    $33,826
    Median Unit Secretary Income by Race
    Asian unit secretaries have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. White unit secretaries have the lowest average salary at $32,288.
    $37,000
    $36,000
    $35,000
    $34,000
    $33,000
    $32,000
    Unknown
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Unknown$33,718
    White$32,288
    Black or African American$34,006
    Asian$36,185
    Hispanic or Latino$33,693
    Average Unit Secretary Salary by Education Level
    Unit secretaries with a Bachelors degree earn more than those without, at $37,838 annually. With a Masters degree, unit secretaries earn a median annual income of $35,692 compared to $33,826 for unit secretaries with an High School Diploma degree.
    $39,000
    $38,000
    $37,000
    $36,000
    $35,000
    $34,000
    $33,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$33,826
    Master's Degree$35,692
    Bachelor's Degree$37,838
    Some College/ Associate Degree$33,284