Executive Secretary Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Executive Secretary is $43,489 per year.
Executive Secretary Total Pay (?
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$28,927 - $63,684
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Executive Secretary Total Pay (?
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$11.85 - $25.26
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$28,927 - $63,684  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,101  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $4,500  
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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$27,050 - $61,384  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,522
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.85 - $25.26  
   
Overtime
$12.60 - $39.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,101  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $4,500  
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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$27,050 - $61,384  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,522
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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

Washington
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Chicago
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Los Angeles
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Boston
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Cleveland
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National Average
$42,000
Louisville
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St. Louis
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Las Vegas
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Orlando
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Detroit
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San Antonio
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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
$42,000

Skills That Affect Executive Secretary Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 9%
Organizational Development
up arrow 9%
Organizing
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Scheduling
up arrow 2%
Office Administration
0%
Microsoft Word
0%
Filing
0%
Taking Meeting Minutes
0%
National Average
$42,000
Microsoft Excel
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Typing
up arrow 2%
Quickbooks
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Payroll Administration
up arrow 3%
Bookkeeping
up arrow 3%

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
33%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

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