Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Secretary make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$57,011 / yrTotal Pay
$34,110 / yrBase Pay
$22,901 / yrAdditional Pay

$57,011

 / yr
$25K$136K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Secretary is $57,011 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $34,110 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 $22,901 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. The typical Secretary salary is $34,110. Salaries can range from $24,907 - $136,290. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Secretary in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $57,011.

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$57,011 /yr
Secretary
$76,861 /yr
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$78,549 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Secretary?

Some related job titles are Legal Secretary Salaries with median pay of $71,080, Personal Assistant Salaries with median pay of $50,967, Administrative Salaries with median pay of $66,616, Executive Assistant Salaries with median pay of $74,713.

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IRS
3.5

IRS

Secretary

$34,945

 /yr
Range: $33K - $62K

$33K

$62K

$32,557 - $62,175 Range

ITT Technical Institute
3.8

$31,458

 /yr
Range: $29K - $40K

$29K

$40K

$28,976 - $39,520 Range

Northwell Health
4.0

Northwell Health

Secretary - Hourly

$15

$30

$15 - $30 Range

US Department of Veterans Affairs
3.7

$39K

$67K

$39,296 - $66,795 Range

State Farm
3.6

State Farm

Secretary

$44,616

 /yr
Range: $28K - $63K

$28K

$63K

$27,987 - $62,679 Range

Northside Hospital
4.3

Northside Hospital

Secretary - Hourly

$17

$27

$17 - $27 Range

Brigham Young University (BYU)
4.6

$9

$15

$9 - $15 Range

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Fresenius Medical Care - North America
3.5

$14

$22

$14 - $22 Range

Conair Consumer Products

Conair Consumer Products

Secretary - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $9 - $34

$9

$34

$9 - $34 Range

Montefiore Medical
3.6

Montefiore Medical

Secretary - Hourly

$23

$31

$23 - $31 Range

Cleary Building Corp.
3.4

Cleary Building Corp.

Secretary - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $12 - $14

$12

$14

$12 - $14 Range

New York City Department of Education
3.5

$32K

$68K

$32,163 - $67,636 Range

State of Michigan
3.8

State of Michigan

Secretary - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $20 - $30

$20

$30

$20 - $30 Range

NYU Langone Health
4.0

$47,673

 /yr
Range: $34K - $65K

$34K

$65K

$34,363 - $65,100 Range

Chesterfield County Public Schools
3.3

$29K

$40K

$29,475 - $39,711 Range

University of Rochester
4.0

University of Rochester

Secretary - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $19

$15

$19

$15 - $19 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Secretary - Hourly

$12

$51

$12 - $51 Range

Hinshaw & Culbertson
3.5

$32,372

 /yr
Range: $31K - $65K

$31K

$65K

$31,079 - $64,874 Range

United States Federal Government
4.1

$39K

$127K

$38,871 - $126,514 Range

US Department of Defense
4.0

$41,794

 /yr
Range: $31K - $65K

$31K

$65K

$30,808 - $65,000 Range

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$15

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8 days ago by a Secretary with 1 to 3 years of experience

$15

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8 days ago by a Secretary with 1 to 3 years of experience

$25,000

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9 days ago by a Secretary with 10 to 14 years of experience

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$30

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9 days ago by a Administrative Secretary with 4 to 6 years of experience

$40,000

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9 days ago by a Secretary with 1 to 3 years of experience

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9 days ago by a Secretary with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Secretary salaries

The national average salary for a Secretary is $40,159 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Secretary salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3771 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Secretary employees.

The highest salary for a Secretary in United States is $60,984 per year.

The lowest salary for a Secretary in United States is $26,445 per year.

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