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Secretary Salary

$41,860 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$691

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Secretary is $41,860 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Secretary is between $31,513 and $50,464. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Secretary. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Assists and relieves officials of clerical work and minor administrative and business details, including basic correspondence.
  • Files and inputs data for reports on the basis of instructions from various members of the department or company.
  • Schedules appointments, gives information to callers, and takes notes.
Secretary Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

Job family population: 2,254,820

Estimated population of Secretary jobs: 290,128

Rate of error: 0.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$48,527
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of more than 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City...

Secretary Job Listings for United States

DOCTOR'S SECRETARY
Jul 19
Cleveland, OH, USA
Staffing Solutions Enterprises
Doctor's Secretary Our client, a leading healthcare system, has an immediate need for a Doctor's Secretary. In this role the Doctor's Secretary will perform secretarial and general office duties to ...
Secretary Administrator
Jul 19
Gulfport, MS, USA
St. James Catholic Church
I am seeking a full time Secretary's Assistant who will train to become Parish Secretary. This person will handle the secretarial duties of the church.
SECRETARY (OFFICE AUTOMATION)
Jul 16
Kirtland, NM, USA
Air Force Nuclear Weapons Agency
SECRETARY (OFFICE AUTOMATION) ===== ##### Department of the Air Force Air Force Nuclear Weapons Agency ##### Position is located in the AFNWC/CC. May be used to fill like vacancies at KAFB. Overview ...
SECRETARY (OFFICE AUTOMATION)
Jul 15
Scott Air Force Base, IL, USA
Air Mobility Command
SECRETARY (OFFICE AUTOMATION) ===== ##### Department of the Air Force Air Mobility Command Overview ----- - ##### Open & closing dates 07/11/2019 to 07/19/2019 - ##### Service Competitive - ##### Pay ...
Secretary (Regional Secretary)
Jul 15
Atlanta, GA, USA
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Secretary (Regional Secretary) ===== ##### Department of Justice Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System Overview ----- - ##### Open & closing dates 07/12/2019 to 07/19/2019 - ##### Service ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Secretary is $41,860 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Secretary is between $31,513 and $50,464. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Secretary. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Secretary Job Listings for United States

DOCTOR'S SECRETARY
Jul 19
Cleveland, OH, USA
Staffing Solutions Enterprises
Doctor's Secretary Our client, a leading healthcare system, has an immediate need for a Doctor's Secretary. In this role the Doctor's Secretary will perform secretarial and general office duties to ...
Secretary Administrator
Jul 19
Gulfport, MS, USA
St. James Catholic Church
I am seeking a full time Secretary's Assistant who will train to become Parish Secretary. This person will handle the secretarial duties of the church.
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