Pennsylvania Medical Secretaries: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Medical Secretaries in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Medical Secretaries in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Altoona, Allentown and Harrisburg
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: State College, Reading and Lebanon
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Allentown

Salaries for Medical Secretaries in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Philadelphia, Allentown and York

Schools for Medical Secretaries in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Medical Secretary Schools in Pennsylvania

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: Medical Billing and Coding Certificate, Medical Office Administration, BS in Health Information Management
  • Degrees: Certificate, Bachelor
McCann School of Business & Technology
Hazleton, Pottsville, Sunbury

Whether preparing to enter the professional world or expanding your skills, education should be available wherever, whenever. With McCann you can rely on challenging programs, interesting curriculum, and a friendly educational environment.

If quality is what you want then McCann is where you want to be.

  • Programs: Office Technology - Medical - Associate in Specialized Business, Medical Billing and Coding - Diploma, Computer Office Support - Diploma
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma

Jump into the exciting world of technology or medical services at Harris School.

  • Programs: Health Claims Specialist Plus
  • Degrees: Certificate

Since 1888, The University of Scranton has grounded its education in Catholic and Jesuit principles based on intellectual growth and integrity, all of which shape the online master’s and certificate programs.

  • Programs: Online Master in Health Administration
  • Degrees: Master
Fortis Institute
Erie, Scranton

At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career.

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  • Programs: Medical Billing and Coding, Professional Administrative Assistant, Medical Records
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate, Certificate

Discover how different a school can be at Pittsburgh Technical College. Earn a degree or certificate in 24 months or less and get started on a career.

  • Programs: Medical Coding - online, Medical Office Administration - online
  • Degrees: Certificate, Associate

Advance your career with our affordable, self-paced, career-focused distance education programs.

  • Programs: Medical Coding and Billing
  • Degrees: Diploma

A Tradition of Excellence since 1918

No matter what occupation you choose to pursue, the competition for a good job is fierce. Lansdale School of Business (LSB) can help you stand out from the rest by teaching you the specific skills you need to succeed in the career you desire.

  • Programs: Diploma-Billing and Coding Specialist, Diploma-Administrative Office Specialist, Diploma-Medical Administrative Specialist
  • Degrees: Diploma

Berks Technical Institute (BTI) can help get you from here to a new career!

  • Programs: Medical Billing and Coding - Diploma, Electronic Health Records - Associate in Specialized Business
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate
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More Pennsylvania Medical Secretary Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bidwell Training Center Pittsburgh Associate 187
Bucks County Community College Newtown Associate 9,649
Butler County Community College Butler Associate 3,656
Cambria Rowe Business College Indiana Indiana Associate 101
Cambria Rowe Business College Johnstown Johnstown Associate 177
Commonwealth Technical Institute Johnstown Associate 248
Community College of Beaver County Monaca Associate 3,194
Consolidated School of Business Lancaster Lancaster Associate 179
Consolidated School of Business York York Associate 112
Erie Business Center Erie Associate 287
Lackawanna College Scranton Associate 1,502
Laurel Business Institute Uniontown Associate 313
Laurel Technical Institute Sharon Associate 124
Mercyhurst College Erie Masters 4,253
Northampton County Area Community College Bethlehem Associate 7,912
Penn Commercial Washington Associate 435
Pennco Tech Bristol Bristol Associate 445
Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport Bachelor 6,682
Reading Area Community College Reading Associate 4,682
South Hills School of Business & Technology State College Associate 661
Westmoreland County Community College Youngwood Associate 6,239
Yorktowne Business Institute York Associate 247

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Secretaries

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Medical Secretaries

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Medical Secretaries relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Altoona 230 $26670 1.02
Gettysburg 180 $27940 1.47
Bloomsburg 0 $33140 0
Berwick 0 $33140 0
Harrisburg 1280 $32570 1.06
Carlisle 1280 $32570 1.06
Johnstown 340 $26370 1.65
Chambersburg 270 $39360 1.23
Waynesboro 270 $39360 1.23
East Stroudsburg 130 $33870 0.63
Erie 490 $28080 1.01
Pittsburgh 4510 $31860 1.04
Reading 590 $31680 0.9
Lancaster 770 $29760 0.87
Lebanon 210 $27600 1.11
Scranton 1500 $36760 1.53
Wilkes 1500 $36760 1.53
Barre 1500 $36760 1.53
Hazleton 1500 $36760 1.53
State College 330 $29950 1.26
Williamsport 200 $27240 0.97
York 700 $30360 1.03
Hanover 700 $30360 1.03
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