The average salary for an Executive Secretary is $45,516 per year.
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$31,166 - $65,361
(Median)
$31K
$46K
$65K
MEDIAN: $45,516
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90%

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$13.27 - $28.17
(Median)
$13
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $19.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,166 - $65,361  
   
Bonus
$503 - $5,145  
Profit Sharing
$148.09 - $4,894  
Commission
$2,500  
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).
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$29,792 - $64,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 533
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.27 - $28.17  
   
Overtime
$19.80 - $47.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$503 - $5,145  
   
Commission
$2,500  
Profit Sharing
$148.09 - $4,894  
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).
)
$29,792 - $64,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 388
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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 by Experience Level for Executive Secretary

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,029

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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
$43,000



Skills That Affect Executive Secretary Salaries




Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Taking Meeting Minutes
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

Organizing
0%

National Average
$43,000

Typing
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Office Administration
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 137 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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