Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) Salary

Most Non-Legal, non-Medical, and non-Executive Secretaries in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $13.13 per hour. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just over two-fifths are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the larger part and dental insurance is reported by slightly less than one-half. Most Non-Legal, non-Medical, and non-Executive Secretaries like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$20,216 - $51,600
$20K
$29K
$52K
MEDIAN: $28,656
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50%
90%

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$9.79 - $19.14
$9
$13
$19
MEDIAN: $13.36
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$0$51K
Salary $20,216 - $51,600
Bonus $724
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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$20,389 - $42,678
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 51
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $9.79 - $19.14
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $16.65 - $29.59
Annual Data $0$42K
Bonus $724
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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$20,389 - $42,678
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 117

Job Description for Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive)

A secretary (but not legal, medical, or executive) is the glue that holds office-type operations together. In this day and age, secretaries may have a variety of roles in assisting team or work-groups, but the main duty of the job is simply to facilitate operations for everyone else. This often includes performing scheduling work, filing work, typing and transcription, answering phones, and directing calls.

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Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) Tasks

  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive)


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Non-Legal, non-Medical, and non-Executive Secretaries who transition into a Registered Nurse role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $56K per year. A common career progression for a Non-Legal, non-Medical, and non-Executive Secretary is to become an Administrative Assistant or an Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant. Compared to Non-Legal, non-Medical, and non-Executive Secretaries, the first group earns $3K more on average, and the second group earns $7K more.

Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive)

Pay by Experience for a Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) has a positive trend. An entry-level Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 79 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 41 salaries. A Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 19 salaries.

Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive)?

Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) in Longwood:
"Over whelming."
Pros: People interaction.
Cons: To many bosses and having to things for all of them.

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Key Stats for Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive)

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

Experienced
▲9%

National Average
$28,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

▼11%

Skills That Affect Secretary, (but not Legal, Medical, or Executive) Salaries

National Average
$28,000

Customer Service
▼2%

Filing
▼6%

Data Entry
▼8%


Microsoft Excel
▼13%

Microsoft Word
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 41%