Average Executive Secretary Salary

$48,276
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,542
Bonus
$1,000
Commission
$1,500
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The average salary for an Executive Secretary is $48,276.
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$33k
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$48k
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$68k
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$33k - $68k
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What Do Executive Secretaries Do?

Job Satisfaction for Executive Secretary

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Popular Employer Salaries for Executive Secretary

The top respondents for the job title Executive Secretary are from the companies Fidelity Investments, The Walt Disney Company and West Virginia Regional Jail Authority. Reported salaries are highest at Fidelity Investments where the average pay is $51,075. West Virginia Regional Jail Authority pays the lowest at around $42,826.

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What Are Popular Skills for Executive Secretaries?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Office Management, Scheduling, Office Administration and Microsoft Office.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Executive Secretaries?

An entry-level Executive Secretary with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,557 based on 12 salaries. An early career Executive Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,796 based on 190 salaries. A mid-career Executive Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,794 based on 197 salaries. An experienced Executive Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,474 based on 343 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $51,512.
Employees with Executive Secretary in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 26.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (23.2% more) and Cleveland, Ohio (13.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (16.5% less) and Detroit, Michigan (3.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,130 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.1%
Early Career
16.8%
Mid Career
17.4%
Experienced
30.4%
Late Career
34.3%