A Corporate Secretary earns an average salary of AU$92,829 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Corporate Governance and Legal Compliance.

AU$47,031 - AU$158,818
AU$47K
AU$93K
AU$160K
MEDIAN: AU$92,829
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50%
90%
AU$24.75 - AU$99.55
AU$25
AU$39
AU$100
MEDIAN: AU$39.01
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90%
AU$0AU$177K
Salary AU$47,031 - AU$158,818
Bonus AU$2,027 - AU$177,539
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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AU$50,156 - AU$176,770
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 66
Hourly Data AU$0AU$150
Hourly Rate AU$24.75 - AU$99.55
Overtime AU$150
Annual Data AU$0AU$177K
Bonus AU$2,027 - AU$177,539
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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AU$50,156 - AU$176,770
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

Job Description for Corporate Secretary

Corporate secretaries oversee regulatory responsibilities of corporations. This involves assisting the board of directors in understanding and meeting all applicable regulatory issues, ensuring the corporation operates within the bounds of the law. Corporate secretaries are ultimately responsible for the legal filings of corporations, such as disclosures to shareholders, annual and quarterly earnings and account information, and tax obligations. They consult with board members and make recommendations regarding policies necessary to meet corporate responsibilities. They may (along with their staff) organize board meetings, set agendas, and review materials for accuracy before distribution to the board.

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Corporate Secretary Tasks

  • Maintain attorney or lawyer calendars, corporate minute books and time entry, transactional documents, and contacts.
  • Coordinate meetings and make travel arrangements.
  • Proofread, prepare, and file documentation.

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Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Secretary

Pay by Experience for a Corporate Secretary has a positive trend. An entry-level Corporate Secretary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$65,000 based on 30 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Corporate Secretary with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$89,000 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Corporate Secretary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$105,000 based on 43 salaries. A Corporate Secretary with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$135,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$86,277

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Key Stats for Corporate Secretary

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Corporate Secretary Salaries

▲57%

▲22%

▲3%

National Average
AU$86,000

▼25%

Skills That Affect Corporate Secretary Salaries



National Average
AU$86,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 93%