The average salary for a Secretary is £18,697 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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£12,699 - £27,802
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £18,697
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Secretary Total Pay (?
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£6.74 - £11.34
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MEDIAN: £8.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£10K£20K£30K
Salary
£12,699 - £27,802  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,432  
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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£13,105 - £27,565  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 454
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£6£12£18
Hourly Rate
£6.74 - £11.34  
   
Overtime
£4.97 - £17.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£12K£24K£36K
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,432  
   
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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£13,105 - £27,565  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 454
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
up arrow 30%
Aberdeen
up arrow 12%
Glasgow
up arrow 9%
Edinburgh
up arrow 1%
National Average
₤19,000
Manchester
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Norwich
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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 4%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
₤19,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Secretary Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Office Administration
0%
National Average
₤19,000
Audio Typing
up arrow 1%
Organizing
up arrow 1%
Typing
up arrow 1%
Administration
up arrow 7%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 87 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
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
31%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 23% dental benefits Dental: 4%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 67%
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