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

A Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) earns an average wage of $12.75 per hour.
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$19,814 - $50,980
$20K
$30K
$51K
MEDIAN: $29,983
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50%
90%

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$9.13 - $19.70
$9
$13
$20
MEDIAN: $12.75
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$19,814 - $50,980  
   
Bonus
$700  
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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$19,342 - $42,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.13 - $19.70  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$8.21 - $29.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$700  
   
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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$19,342 - $42,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 104

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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.

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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.

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

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
$28,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

▼9%

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

Customer Service
▼0%

National Average
$28,000

Filing
▼4%

Data Entry
▼6%


Microsoft Excel
▼11%

Microsoft Word
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 47%