The average salary for a Corporate Secretary is $60,542 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Corporate Secretary Total Pay (?
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.
)
$30,493 - $110,031
(Median)
30K
45K
61K
81K
110K
MEDIAN: $60,542
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site
Corporate Secretary Total Pay (?
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.
)
$9.34 - $25.24
(Median)
9
12
17
20
25
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site

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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,493 - $110,031  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,493  
Profit Sharing
$1,700 - $10,500  
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).
)
$27,799 - $117,545  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 209
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$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.34 - $25.24  
   
Overtime
$12.84 - $39.17  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,493  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,700 - $10,500  
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).
)
$27,799 - $117,545  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 209
Is Corporate Secretary your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:

Corporate Secretary Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location
Job Description for Corporate Secretary
Corporate secretaries oversee regulatory responsibilities of corporations. This involves assisting the board of directors in understanding and meeting all applicable regulatory issues, ensuring the corporation operates within the bounds of the law. Corporate secretaries are ultimately responsible for the legal filings of corporations, such as disclosures to shareholders, annual and quarterly earnings and account information, and tax obligations. They consult with board members and make recommendations regarding policies necessary to meet corporate responsibilities. They may (along with their staff) organize board meetings, set agendas, and review materials for accuracy before distribution to the board.
Read More...
Corporate Secretary Tasks
  • Proofread, prepare, and file documentation.
  • Coordinate meetings and make travel arrangements.
  • Maintain attorney or lawyer calendars, corporate minute books and time entry, transactional documents, and contacts.
Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Secretary
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Corporate Secretary Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%
Late-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$56,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Corporate Secretary Salaries

Taking Meeting Minutes
up arrow 4%
National Average
$56,000
Payroll Administration
up arrow 23%
Job Satisfaction
Extremely satisfied Image
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 25 votes.
Gender
Female
94%
female alumni
 
Male
6%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
26%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 12%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -