Construction Secretary Salary

Most Construction Secretaries in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $13.50 per hour. Close to one-half report receiving medical coverage from their employers and around one in four collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$14,380 - $49,480
(Median)
$14K
$34K
$49K
MEDIAN: $33,547
10%
50%
90%

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$9.86 - $19.52
(Median)
$9
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$14,380 - $49,480  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,048  
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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$20,375 - $43,855  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $19.52  
   
Overtime
$14.62 - $33.45  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,048  
   
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).
)
$20,375 - $43,855  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 96

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Job Description for Construction Secretary

  • Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
  • Type correspondence, compile data for expense and statistical reports.
  • Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
  • Coordinate space and office organization; maintaining paper and electronic files.

Common Career Paths for Construction Secretary


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For Construction Secretaries, progressing to an Office Manager role may result in a significant raise. On average, an Office Manager can earn $38K annually.

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Popular Skills for Construction Secretary


Construction Secretaries generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable. Those proficient in Microsoft Excel are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft Office.

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Experience Affects Construction Secretary Salaries


National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Construction Secretary Salaries

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$29,000

Accounts Payable
up arrow 8%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 25%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 49%