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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. For the most part, Construction Secretaries enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to more than half, and roughly one in four earn dental coverage.

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

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$9.80 - $19.07
(Median)
$9
$13
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$13,962 - $49,925  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,982  
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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$20,148 - $42,758  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.80 - $19.07  
   
Overtime
$13.50 - $32.25  
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.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,982  
   
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).
)
$20,148 - $42,758  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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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 may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Office Manager. The latter position pays an average of $38K annually.

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Construction Secretaries seem to require a number of specific 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, with boosts between 3 percent and 6 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable. Aptitude in Microsoft Office tends to also indicate an understanding of 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
40%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

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