Construction Secretary Salary

Construction Secretaries in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $13.97 per hour. Most Construction Secretaries like their work and job satisfaction is high. A little more than half report receiving medical coverage from their employers and about a fourth collect dental insurance.

$14,093 - $51,064
(Median)
$14K
$36K
$51K
MEDIAN: $36,303
10%
50%
90%

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$9.95 - $19.84
(Median)
$9
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$14,093 - $51,064  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,013  
Profit Sharing
$2,100  
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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$20,358 - $47,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.95 - $19.84  
   
Overtime
$1.71 - $38.54  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,013  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,100  
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).
)
$20,358 - $47,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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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 may earn a little more as the latter position has a median salary of $38K per year.

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Construction Secretaries generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Windows Operating System General Use are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 8 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Windows Operating System General Use. Competency in Microsoft Office frequently indicates knowledge of Microsoft Word.

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Experience Affects Construction Secretary Salaries


Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Construction Secretary Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

National Average
$32,000

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 15%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

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