The average salary for an Executive Secretary is $43,072 per year.
Executive Secretary Total Pay (?
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$28,293 - $62,810
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MEDIAN: $43,072
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Executive Secretary Total Pay (?
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$11.64 - $25.24
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,293 - $62,810  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,562  
Profit Sharing
$498.33 - $3,878  
Commission
$0.00 - $10,000  
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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$26,622 - $61,161  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,639
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.64 - $25.24  
   
Overtime
$12.14 - $38.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,562  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$498.33 - $3,878  
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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$26,622 - $61,161  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,639
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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
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Pay Difference By Location
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Los Angeles
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Denver
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National Average
$41,000
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Executive Secretary Reviews

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
$41,000

Skills That Affect Executive Secretary Salaries

Microsoft Office
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Scheduling
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National Average
$41,000
Microsoft Excel
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Office Administration
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Gender
Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
34%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 20%
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