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Construction Secretary Salary

Most Construction Secretaries in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $13.46 per hour. A little over a half enjoy medical while one in four get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one-fifth. Most Construction Secretaries like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$14,203 - $49,694
(Median)
$14K
$34K
$50K
MEDIAN: $33,939
10%
50%
90%

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$9.83 - $19.36
(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
$14,203 - $49,694  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,061  
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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$20,267 - $44,548  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate 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$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.83 - $19.36  
   
Overtime
$14.54 - $33.70  
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 - $2,061  
   
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).
)
$20,267 - $44,548  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 93

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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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Construction Secretaries who transition into an Office Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $38K per year.

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Popular Skills for Construction Secretary


Survey results suggest that Construction Secretaries use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. 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. Experience with Microsoft Excel is often linked with knowledge of Microsoft Word.

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Experience Affects Construction Secretary Salaries


National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Construction Secretary Salaries

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

National Average
$29,000

Accounts Payable
up arrow 7%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 52% dental benefits Dental: 26%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 48%
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