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

The average rate for a Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) is $11.47 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microsoft Word and Typing.
Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) Total Pay (?
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$16,604 - $42,695
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MEDIAN: $27,149
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Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) Total Pay (?
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$8.46 - $16.31
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$16,604 - $42,695  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,589  
Profit Sharing
$734 - $2,000  
Commission
$90.00 - $2,400  
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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$17,553 - $37,473  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,126
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.46 - $16.31  
   
Overtime
$10.08 - $25.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,589  
   
Commission
$90.00 - $2,400  
Profit Sharing
$734 - $2,000  
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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$17,553 - $37,473  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,126
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Job Description for Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive)
  • Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
  • Type correspondence, compile data for expense and statistical reports.
  • Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
  • Coordinate space and office organization; maintaining paper and electronic files.
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Experience Affects Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%
Experienced
up arrow 8%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$25,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

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

Microsoft Word
up arrow 38%
Typing
up arrow 20%
Filing
up arrow 8%
Organizing
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
0%
National Average
$25,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 47%
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