The average hourly pay for a School Secretary is $14.50.
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Job Description for School Secretary
A school secretary should possess a variety of skills and abilities, including good oral and written communication skills, proper telephone etiquette, the ability to handle a multiline phone system, strong organization skills, a methodical work approach, the ability to work under pressure. He or she should have competency in using a variety of office equipment and computer programs, including printers, photocopiers, word processing, spreadsheets, and proprietary software. He or she should also h…Read more
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Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Typing, Customer Service, Microsoft Office and Office Administration.
Pay by Experience Level for School Secretary
An entry-level School Secretary with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.93 based on 73 salaries. An early career School Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.61 based on 479 salaries. A mid-career School Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.61 based on 287 salaries. An experienced School Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.18 based on 399 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with School Secretary in their job title in Cincinnati, Ohio earn an average of 36.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (24.1% more) and Cleveland, Ohio (17.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (14.4% less) and Rochester, New York (10.5% less).
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