Construction Secretaries in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $12.74 per hour for pay. Roughly a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and one-sixth collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$29,774 - $35,608
$33K
MEDIAN: $33,412
50%

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$9.80 - $19.13
$9
$13
$19
MEDIAN: $12.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$33,413  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$20,540 - $39,772  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$9.80 - $19.13  
   
Overtime
$21.00  
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$14K$28K$42K
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
   
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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$20,540 - $39,772  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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Job Description for Construction Secretary

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

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 $39K per year.

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Key Stats for Construction Secretary

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Construction Secretary Salaries


National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Construction Secretary Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 23%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 21%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 19%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 18%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 9%

National Average
$28,000

Accounts Payable
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 32%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
dental benefits
None: 68%
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