$45,951
Avg. Salary
$19.41
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,474

Bonus

$900

Profit Sharing

$2,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Executive Secretary is $19.41 per hour.

The average pay for an Executive Secretary is $45,951 per year.

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$13.47
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$27.99
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MEDIAN $19.41
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$31k
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$65k
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MEDIAN $45,951
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MEDIAN: $45,951
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$0$65K
Salary $31,438 - $65,161
Bonus $479 - $5,036
Profit Sharing $149 - $12,605
Commission $2,000
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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$30,072 - $63,482
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 783
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $13.47 - $27.99
Hourly Tips $1.50
Overtime $17.92 - $43.80
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $479 - $5,036
Commission $2,000
Profit Sharing $149 - $12,605
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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$30,072 - $63,482
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 641

Job Description for Executive Secretary

An executive secretary works closely with a company executive, helping to make their job easier and providing them with administrative assistance. The daily job responsibilities vary depending on variables such as the size of the company and the specific needs of the executive. Many executive secretaries perform the same job functions as other types of secretaries, such as producing charts and diagrams for meetings, maintaining records and files, making travel arrangements for their boss, and monitoring the office budget.

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Executive Secretary Pay By Employer

$0$63K

$51,962

Common Career Paths for Executive Secretary


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For Executive Secretaries, progressing to a Senior Executive Assistant role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Senior Executive Assistant can earn $54K annually. The most common career progression for Executive Secretaries leads to becoming an Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant, where pay is typically $35K. However, many Executive Secretaries also opt to become Executive Assistants, a position that pays $46K on average.

Executive Secretary Job Listings

Popular Skills for Executive Secretary


Executive Secretaries report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Travel Planning, Taking Meeting Minutes, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Quickbooks, Payroll Administration, and Bookkeeping. Those familiar with Microsoft Office also tend to know Scheduling and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Executive Secretary

Pay by Experience for an Executive Secretary has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Secretary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 212 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive Secretary with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 223 salaries. An experienced Executive Secretary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 342 salaries. An Executive Secretary with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 266 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

18%

14%

14%

-12%

-21%

National Average: $43,437

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Executive Secretaries in Washington enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 66 percent above the national average. Executive Secretaries will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+36 percent), Dallas (+24 percent), Houston (+20 percent), and Cleveland (+17 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 20 percent south of the national average, can be found in Lancaster. Employers in Orlando and Denver also lean toward paying below-median salaries (10 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

Executive Secretary Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Executive Secretary?

Executive Secretary in Dalton:
"Year of Service."
I wish I had known that no matter the work or work load you won't actually move forward unless you have some type of degree.

Executive Secretary in Las Vegas:
"The Unknown can be Great and Awful."
Expect the unexpected; be adaptable.

Executive Secretary in Louisiana:
Do not work for 'free!' Establish best possible communications with immediate supervisor(s) Do NOT gossip.

Executive Secretary in Oklahoma City:
"What the true job description was."
Check this website out first. Know your value. Don't give your skills away for free. Don't go above what is expected if they don't already appreciate what you do. Go somewhere else. You become your environment, so be selective. You have worked hard to do so.

Executive Secretary in Elsa:
"ENHANCING MY JOB."
To be open to advice, be courteous, be professional at all times and always keep personal out of your job so it doesn't interfere with your duties. Multi-tasking is a must and remember that confidentiality is very important.

Executive Secretary in Sterling Heights:
"Rewarding."
Pros: Completing tasks.
Cons: Too many policies.

Executive Secretary in Denver:
"A Day In The Life Of An Executive Secretary."
Pros: Corporate culture, work flexibility, office conditions, stress level, perks, the management.
Cons: Nothing.

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Key Stats for Executive Secretary

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 294 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
34%

Experience Affects Executive Secretary Salaries

▲10%

▲6%

National Average
$43,000

▼7%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Executive Secretary Salaries




National Average
$43,000

Microsoft Office
▼1%

Scheduling
▼1%

Microsoft Word
▼1%

Organizing
▼1%

▼3%




▼7%

▼8%


▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 294 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 21%