A Mid-Career Secretary earns an average wage of $12.93 per hour.

$19,496 - $45,765
$19K
$30K
$46K
MEDIAN: $30,031
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$9.82 - $17.68
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$13
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$19,496 - $45,765  
   
Bonus
$152.05 - $3,710  
Profit Sharing
$13,000  
Commission
$2,250  
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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$20,204 - $40,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 379
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.82 - $17.68  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.57  
Overtime
$14.16 - $28.28  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$152.05 - $3,710  
   
Commission
$2,250  
Profit Sharing
$13,000  
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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$20,204 - $40,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 823

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National Average: $27,812

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Key Stats for Secretary

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 163 votes.
5-9 years
70%
10-19 years
30%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Secretary Salaries

National Average
$28,000

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Typing
up arrow 1%

Data Entry
up arrow 2%

Scheduling
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Organizing
up arrow 4%

Filing
up arrow 5%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 5%

Customer Service
up arrow 6%

Phone Support
up arrow 6%

Customer Relations
up arrow 7%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 7%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 163 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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