The average pay for a Secretary in Washington, District of Columbia is $39,305 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Organizing, Filing, Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Data Entry.

$20,608 - $50,671
(Median)
$21K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $39,305
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$20,608 - $50,671  
   
Bonus
$509  
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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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$24,429 - $50,142  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Pay by Experience Level for Secretary

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

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Experience Affects Secretary Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 43%

Experienced
up arrow 37%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Secretary Salaries

Organizing
up arrow 39%

Filing
up arrow 36%

Customer Service
up arrow 34%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 34%

Data Entry
up arrow 33%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 32%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 31%

Typing
up arrow 31%

Phone Support
up arrow 20%

Scheduling
up arrow 11%

National Average
$38,000

Office Administration
up arrow 9%

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 50%
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