Assistant Corporate Secretary Salary

For Assistant Corporate Secretaries, annual average wages total $73K per year. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and most get vision coverage. It's heartening to note that most people in this field love their work, finding it both fun and rewarding. Women account for the majority of Assistant Corporate Secretaries who took the survey — 86 percent to be exact. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,094 - $219,096
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MEDIAN: $73,094
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$9.57 - $29.80
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MEDIAN: $17.75
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$31,094 - $219,096  
   
Bonus
$2,500 - $65,735  
Profit Sharing
$16,591  
Total Pay (?
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$27,768 - $208,460  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.57 - $29.80  
   
Overtime
$23.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,500 - $65,735  
   
Profit Sharing
$16,591  
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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$27,768 - $208,460  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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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

  • Schedule appointments, answer phones, make photocopies, draft and type office memos.
  • Review legal publications and perform database searches to identify laws and court decisions relevant to pending cases.
  • Prepare legal documents, including briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts and real estate closing statements.
  • Prepare and process legal documents and papers; summonses, subpoenas, complaints, appeals, motions and pretrial agreements.
  • Prepare affidavits or other documents, maintain document file and file pleadings with court clerk.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Corporate Secretary


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Many Assistant Corporate Secretaries move into a Corporate Secretary role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Corporate Secretarys on average bring in a similar salary to Assistant Corporate Secretaries.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Corporate Secretary

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Corporate Secretary has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Corporate Secretary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Corporate Secretary with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Assistant Corporate Secretary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 13 salaries. An Assistant Corporate Secretary with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 9 salaries.

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Key Stats for Assistant Corporate Secretary

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Assistant Corporate Secretary Salaries

Experienced
▲72%

Late-Career
▲7%

National Average
$65,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼53%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None: 4%