Assistant Corporate Secretary Salary

One-half of Assistant Corporate Secretaries in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $31K to $114K per year, but median earnings come to around $67K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$43,631 - $102,582

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$9.37 - $39.80

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,631 - $102,582  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,319  
Profit Sharing
$2,916 - $4,069  
Total Pay (?
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$31,413 - $113,917  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 96
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.37 - $39.80  
   
Overtime
$21.69 - $60.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,319  
   
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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$31,413 - $113,917  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. 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 $67K. For Assistant Corporate Secretaries, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $80K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $85K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Assistant Corporate Secretary Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 9%
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