Secretary in New York Salary

Secretaries in New York, N.Y. can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $40K annually. Although approximately half lack health benefits of any kind, half do enjoy medical insurance, and two in five get dental coverage, too. Though the majority of New York Secretaries do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$25,405 - $60,402
$25K
$40K
$60K
MEDIAN: $40,302
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$9.18 - $22.78
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$15
$23
MEDIAN: $14.51
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Salary
$25,405 - $60,402  
   
Bonus
$400.00  
Total Pay (?
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$20,716 - $56,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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Hourly Rate
$9.18 - $22.78  
   
Overtime
$25.25  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$400.00  
   
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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$20,716 - $56,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,550,405
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
New York, NY:
$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York, NY:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
4.7%

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Pay by Experience Level for Secretary

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For New York Secretaries, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $31K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $37K. On average, Secretaries in New York make $41K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $45K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Key Stats for Secretary

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Secretary Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

▲12%

▲1%

National Average
$36,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Secretary Salaries

Office Management
▲7%

Payroll Administration
▲5%

National Average
$36,000

Accounts Receivable
▼2%


▼3%

Data Entry
▼4%

Billing
▼7%

Scheduling
▼9%

Phone Support
▼13%


▼15%


▼17%

Microsoft Excel
▼27%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 49%
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