Assistant Corporate Secretary Salary

Assistant Corporate Secretaries in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and a little over a half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $70K annually, but may range from $31K to $123K per year. In the world of Assistant Corporate Secretaries, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $25K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $17K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $31K and $123K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. For the most part, Assistant Corporate Secretaries enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,385 - $113,355
(Median)
$44K
$70K
$110K
MEDIAN: $69,535
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$9.37 - $40.18
(Median)
$9
$17
$40
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,385 - $113,355  
   
Bonus
$9.70 - $25,037  
Profit Sharing
$1.07 - $17,362  
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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$31,419 - $122,552  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 110
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.37 - $40.18  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.02  
Overtime
$21.60 - $61.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$9.70 - $25,037  
   
Profit Sharing
$1.07 - $17,362  
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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$31,419 - $122,552  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | 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.


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $56K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $65K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $90K. For some reason, Assistant Corporate Secretaries with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $89K.

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Experience Affects Assistant Corporate Secretary Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 36%

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

National Average
$66,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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