Construction Secretary Salary

Women account for the majority of Construction Secretaries in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $13.38 per hour. Approximately one-half enjoy medical while roughly a fourth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly less than a fifth. Job satisfaction for Construction Secretaries is high. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$13,962 - $49,925
(Median)
$14K
$31K
$50K
MEDIAN: $30,520
10%
50%
90%

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$9.78 - $19.04
(Median)
$9
$13
$19
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
$13,962 - $49,925  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,991  
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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$20,068 - $43,151  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.78 - $19.04  
   
Overtime
$12.37 - $36.36  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,991  
   
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).
)
$20,068 - $43,151  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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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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At the upper end, Construction Secretaries who move into an Office Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Office Managers is a much higher $38K per year.

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Construction Secretaries report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 6 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable. Many workers who know Microsoft Office also know Microsoft Word.

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Experience Affects Construction Secretary Salaries


National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Construction Secretary Salaries

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

National Average
$29,000

Accounts Payable
up arrow 6%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 26%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 49%
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