Assistant Corporate Secretary Salary

Slightly more than half of Assistant Corporate Secretaries in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $32K to $114K per year, but median earnings come to around $67K per year. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Assistant Corporate Secretaries, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,042 - $102,350
(Median)
$44K
$67K
$100K
MEDIAN: $66,865
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$9.54 - $39.87
(Median)
$9
$18
$40
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,042 - $102,350  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,319  
Profit Sharing
$2,916 - $4,069  
Total Pay (?
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$32,303 - $113,803  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.54 - $39.87  
   
Overtime
$22.22 - $60.27  
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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$32,303 - $113,803  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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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.


Assistant Corporate Secretaries with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $55K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $67K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Assistant Corporate Secretaries claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $79K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $85K.

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Experience Affects Assistant Corporate Secretary Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 10%
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