The average pay for a School Secretary with Microsoft Office skills is $14.09 per hour.
The average pay for a School Secretary with Microsoft Office skills is $28,103 per year.
|Salary||$18,493 - $44,496|
|Total Pay (||$20,083 - $42,323|
|Hourly Rate||$10.17 - $19.66|
|Overtime||$13.29 - $31.08|
|Total Pay (||$20,083 - $42,323|
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 have basic math skills, respect for confidentiality, and the ability to work with a wide variety of people, including students, teachers, school support staff, parents, and guardians.Read More...
A school secretary should be able to initiate and respond to emails; prepare letters, reports, and other documents; maintain student records; and order school supplies. A school secretary should have the ability to handle petty cash, track accounts payable and receivable, and work with invoices. A school secretary must have the flexibility to manage a variety of tasks and prioritize them appropriately and function as part of a larger team.
Qualifications to work as a school secretary may vary widely depending on the educational institution, but generally a minimum of a high school diploma is required. Many educational institutions may also require some secondary education, such as a degree in education. Most educational institutions will require prior clerical experience. Previous customer service experience may be required. Most school secretaries will be required to pass a drug screen. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)
- Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
- Coordinate space and office organization; maintaining paper and electronic files.
- Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
- Type correspondence, compile data for expense and statistical reports.
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Pay by Experience Level for School Secretary
Pay by Experience for a School Secretary has a positive trend. An entry-level School Secretary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 179 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A School Secretary with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 116 salaries. An experienced School Secretary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 137 salaries. A School Secretary with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 50 salaries.
Key Stats for School Secretary
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