Corporate Secretary Salary

A Corporate Secretary earns an average salary of $72,796 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Legal Compliance, Corporate Governance, and Taking Meeting Minutes. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$44,539 - $140,992
$45K
$75K
$140K
MEDIAN: $74,975
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50%
90%

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$10.21 - $39.74
$10
$19
$40
MEDIAN: $18.65
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$0$140K
Salary $44,539 - $140,992
Bonus $1,775 - $32,500
Profit Sharing $15,000
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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$38,086 - $140,629
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 167
Hourly Data $0$66
Hourly Rate $10.21 - $39.74
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$140K
Bonus $1,775 - $32,500
Profit Sharing $15,000
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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$38,086 - $140,629
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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.

Common Career Paths for Corporate Secretary


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Corporate Secretary Job Listings

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 $50,000 based on 40 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 $80,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Corporate Secretary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 75 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 $78,000 based on 36 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $75,407

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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 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Corporate Secretary Salaries

▲8%

▲6%

▲3%

National Average
$75,000

▼33%

Skills That Affect Corporate Secretary Salaries




National Average
$75,000

Accounting
▼32%

Payroll Administration
▼45%

Accounts Receivable
▼45%

Accounts Payable
▼47%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 25%