If you are a medical secretary looking to find your perfect new home state, take a look into our list of the 25 best states for medical secretaries.
Medical secretaries are the first faces you see when entering a doctor’s office. The manage the flow of patients, and “also assist with medical reports, take medical histories, arrange hospitalization and order surgical or medical supplies, in addition to answering phones and directing patients.”, according to US News’s Career page. These professionals need to have a great deal of patience, organizational skills, and general medical knowledge. They should also have a relatively pleasant demeanor, while remaining cool under pressure.
If you want to get a better feel for where some of the best doctor’s offices to work in may be, feel free to take a look into our article on the 25 best states for physicians and surgeons.
Deciding which states qualify as the “best” is not a simple task. Different factors matter more to different people. We decided to consult the Bureau of Labor Statistics for information on the average mean wage and the number of employees in each state. We then sourced information on the cost of living index from Missouri Economic Research And Information Center. Considering all of these factors, we were able to sort our list.
Without further ado, here is our list of 25 best states for medical secretaries.