Secretary Salary (United Kingdom)

The average salary for a Secretary is £18,786 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Secretary Total Pay (?
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£12,294 - £27,660
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MEDIAN: £18,786
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Secretary Total Pay (?
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£6.81 - £11.91
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MEDIAN: £8.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£10K£20K£30K
Salary
£12,294 - £27,660  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,273  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£12,857 - £27,533  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 516
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£6£12£18
Hourly Rate
£6.81 - £11.91  
   
Overtime
£4.93 - £17.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£12K£24K£36K
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,273  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£12,857 - £27,533  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 516
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Pay by Experience Level for Secretary

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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Glasgow
up arrow 10%
Aberdeen
up arrow 6%
Edinburgh
up arrow 3%
National Average
₤19,000
Manchester
up arrow 1%
Cardiff
up arrow 4%
Norwich
up arrow 11%
Bristol
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Secretary Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Secretary in Aberdeen:
"Three years to learn the job properly"
Be organised, keep a day book where you write down all messages, notes, tasks etc as they come in

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Experience Affects Secretary Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 5%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
₤19,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Secretary Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Office Administration
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
National Average
₤19,000
Typing
up arrow 1%
Audio Typing
up arrow 3%
Organizing
up arrow 4%
Administration
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 22% dental benefits Dental: 4%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 68%
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