Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does an Administrative Secretary make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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Industry

$42,118 / yrTotal Pay
$40,144 / yrBase Pay
$1,974 / yrAdditional Pay

$42,118

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The estimated total pay for a Administrative Secretary is $42,118 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $40,144 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $1,974 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Secretary

$38,893 /yr
Secretary
$52,232 /yr
Senior Secretary
$46,893 /yr
Secretary IV
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Related Job Titles

For Administrative Secretary

Some related job titles are Executive Secretary Salaries with median pay of $49,594, School Secretary Salaries with median pay of $43,007, Administrative Assistant Salaries with median pay of $41,461, Front Desk Receptionist Salaries with median pay of $34,032.

Top Paying Companies

For an Administrative Secretary in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for an Administrative Secretary in United States. Employers include Amazon, US Department of Veterans Affairs and DoorDash.

1
Amazon
$67,377/yr

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 / yr

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Top Paying Industries

For an Administrative Secretary in United States

The top 5 paying industries for an Administrative Secretary in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $63,429, Government & Public Administration with a median total pay of $53,548, Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $53,425, Manufacturing with a median total pay of $48,013, and Management & Consulting with a median total pay of $46,613.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$63,429

    29% Higher than other industries

  • Government & Public AdministrationGovernment & Public Administration$53,548

    16% Higher than other industries

  • Aerospace & DefenseAerospace & Defense$53,425

    16% Higher than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$48,013

    6% Higher than other industries

  • Management & ConsultingManagement & Consulting$46,613

    3% Higher than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Administrative Secretary are Amazon and DoorDash.

AmazonAmazon$67,377/yr
DoorDashDoorDash$59,482/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Administrative?

Administrative jobs offer increased opportunities for remote-work, particularly for job-seekers with more than a high school degree and technical skills such as experience in word processing and spreadsheet programs. Job responsibilities include scheduling, report-building and data entry. Administrative jobs are found in every industry and most offer on-the-job training. Salaries are experiencing below average growth due to automation and software.

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Secretary

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$15

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Secretary

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$10

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Secretary

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$16

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Secretary

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$14

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
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Secretary

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$19

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Secretary

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$33

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
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Secretary

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$17

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Peer Note Taker

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$16

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
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Secretary

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$30

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday

Administrative Secretary pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Administrative Secretary is $40,144 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Administrative Secretary salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1102 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Administrative Secretary employees.

The highest salary for an Administrative Secretary in United States is $56,798 per year.

The lowest salary for an Administrative Secretary in United States is $28,373 per year.

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