Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) Salary

The larger portion of Non-Legal, non-Medical, and non-Executive Secretaries in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $13.18 per hour. More than two-fifths of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the greater part report medical coverage and just over two-fifths claim dental coverage as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Non-Legal, non-Medical, and non-Executive Secretaries. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$20,439 - $51,600
$20K
$29K
$52K
MEDIAN: $29,196
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50%
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$9.53 - $19.36
$9
$13
$19
MEDIAN: $13.18
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$0$51K
Salary $20,439 - $51,600
Bonus $724
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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$20,158 - $42,252
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 51
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $9.53 - $19.36
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $8.30 - $29.15
Annual Data $0$42K
Bonus $724
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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$20,158 - $42,252
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 119

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Job Description for Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive)

A secretary (but not legal, medical, or executive) is the glue that holds office-type operations together. In this day and age, secretaries may have a variety of roles in assisting team or work-groups, but the main duty of the job is simply to facilitate operations for everyone else. This often includes performing scheduling work, filing work, typing and transcription, answering phones, and directing calls.

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Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) Tasks

  • Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
  • Coordinate space and office organization; maintaining paper and electronic files.
  • Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
  • Type correspondence, compile data for expense and statistical reports.

Common Career Paths for Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive)


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For Non-Legal, non-Medical, and non-Executive Secretaries, progressing to a Registered Nurse role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Registered Nurse can earn $56K annually. Non-Legal, non-Medical, and non-Executive Secretaries most often move into positions as Administrative Assistants or Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistants; those groups report median salaries that are $3K higher and $7K higher, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive)

Pay by Experience for a Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) has a positive trend. An entry-level Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 79 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 41 salaries. A Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 19 salaries.

Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive)?

Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) in Longwood:
"Over whelming."
Pros: People interaction.
Cons: To many bosses and having to things for all of them.

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Key Stats for Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive)

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

Experienced
▲9%

National Average
$29,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

▼11%

Skills That Affect Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) Salaries

National Average
$29,000

Customer Service
▼3%

Filing
▼6%

Data Entry
▼8%


Microsoft Excel
▼14%

Microsoft Word
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 42%
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