The average hourly pay for a Senior Secretary is $17.06.
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Job Description for Senior Secretary
Senior secretaries go by a number of different job titles depending on their employers; these include executive secretary, administrative assistant, and executive administrative assistant. Regardless of the title, these individuals perform a similar role, helping businesses run efficiently by performing a number of administrative tasks. Senior secretaries usually make more judgments about administrative tasks than their junior counterparts, such as decision-making about incoming requests and oth…Read more
Senior Secretary Tasks
- Receive and direct telephone calls or visitors.
- Maintain office records.
- Provide follow-up on requests for information.
- Respond to non-technical requests for information such as status of reports.
Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Secretary
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Popular Skills for Senior Secretary
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel and Office Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Scheduling and Microsoft Outlook.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Secretary
An early career Senior Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.52 based on 48 salaries. A mid-career Senior Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.11 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Senior Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.60 based on 72 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Secretary in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 40.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (13.8% more) and Chicago, Illinois (10.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (3.3% less) and Houston, Texas (1.9% less).
Years of Experience
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