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Assistant Corporate Secretary Salary

Assistant Corporate Secretaries in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $67K per year, but may range from $32K to $113K per year. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most Assistant Corporate Secretaries like their work and job satisfaction is high. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$44,219 - $101,158
(Median)
$44K
$67K
$100K
MEDIAN: $67,202
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$9.68 - $39.73
(Median)
$9
$18
$40
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,219 - $101,158  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,916 - $4,069  
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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$31,741 - $112,607  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 99
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.68 - $39.73  
   
Overtime
$22.27 - $60.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,916 - $4,069  
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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$31,741 - $112,607  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Job Description for Assistant Corporate Secretary

A corporate secretary is a person who works alongside a corporate board of directors without actually being part of the board. The assistant corporate secretary assists this person and helps them with their multitude of duties. Generally, the assistant corporate secretary takes the minutes at all board and upper executive meetings; beyond that, however, the corporate secretary has numerous duties which involve translating board decisions into management actions, and the assistant works alongside to help.

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Assistant Corporate Secretary Tasks

  • Direct and coordinate law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.
  • Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions and legal articles, codes and documents.
  • Investigate facts and law of cases to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
  • Call upon witnesses to testify at hearing.
  • Assist attorneys in collecting employment, medical and other records.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Corporate Secretary

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


For many Assistant Corporate Secretaries, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $54K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $68K. Assistant Corporate Secretaries claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $78K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $84K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Assistant Corporate Secretary Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 10%
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