Executive Secretary Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Executive Secretary is $43,743 per year.
Executive Secretary Salary (?
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$29,505 - $64,420
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MEDIAN: $43,743
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Executive Secretary Salary (?
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$12.00 - $25.39
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,505 - $64,420  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,818  
Profit Sharing
$494.93 - $3,945  
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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$27,531 - $61,578  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 862
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.00 - $25.39  
   
Overtime
$12.22 - $38.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,818  
   
Profit Sharing
$494.93 - $3,945  
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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$27,531 - $61,578  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 582
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Job Description for Executive Secretary

An executive secretary works closely with a company executive, helping to make their job easier and providing them with administrative assistance. The daily job responsibilities vary depending on variables such as the size of the company and the specific needs of the executive. Many executive secretaries perform the same job functions as other types of secretaries, such as producing charts and diagrams for meetings, maintaining records and files, making travel arrangements for their boss, and monitoring the office budget.
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Executive Secretary Tasks
  • Conduct research, prepare correspondence, expense and statistical reporting.
  • Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
  • Supervise clerical staff.
  • Screen phone calls, emails, mail and visitors; route and resolve information requests.
  • Coordinates space and office organization, and special projects.

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Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$42,000
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Orlando
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What is it like working as an Executive Secretary?
Executive Secretary in Denver:
"A Day In The Life Of An Executive Secretary."
Pros: Corporate culture, work flexibility, office conditions, stress level, perks, the management.
Cons: Nothing.

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Experience Affects Executive Secretary Salaries

National Average
$42,000

Skills That Affect Executive Secretary Salaries

Scheduling
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Organizing
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Project Management
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Microsoft Office
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Taking Meeting Minutes
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Filing
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National Average
$42,000
Office Administration
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Payroll Administration
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Quickbooks
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Typing
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Bookkeeping
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 19%