Office Secretary

Office Secretary Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$37,000
$25,000
Min 10%
$37,000
Median 50%
$55,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Deloitte
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
Maryland
Average Experience Level
2.8 years
How much does an office secretary make?
Office Secretaries in the US make on average $37,445 annually or $18.0 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 30,000. The top 10 percent earn over $55,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $25,000 annually. The most abundant employment opportunities for Office Secretaries are in Education companies and Health Care companies. Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware, Connecticut, and Virginia have the highest paying Office Secretary jobs. The typical tenure for an Office Secretary is 2.8 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Secretary
$40,259

Average Office Secretary Salary By Location

Across America, Office Secretaries make on average $37,445 annually or $18.0 hourly. The city with the highest Office Secretary salary is Washington, DC at $82,684 per year. The average entry-level salary in Washington, DC is $35,000. Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware, Connecticut, and Virginia are the highest paying states. Utah, New Mexico, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Oklahoma are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
1
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$82,684
$82,684
2
2
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore, MD
$70,594
$70,594
3
3
Teaneck, NJ
Teaneck, NJ
$67,040
$67,040
4
4
McLean, VA
McLean, VA
$65,733
$65,733
5
5
New London, CT
New London, CT
$64,312
$64,312

Map of Office Secretary Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Office Secretaries earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Office Secretary Salary By Company

Office Secretaries report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Education companies and Health Care companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Deloitte and Duke University are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like University of Rochester and Bullitt Central High School report highly competitive salaries for Office Secretaries.

Average Office Secretary Pay By Industry

Wages for Office Secretaries can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Government companies, Health Care companies, and Retail companies pay their Office Secretaries well. Salaries for Office Secretaries in Government companies average $38,672 annually, while Health Care companies and Retail companies pay $36,282 and $35,563, respectively. The types of companies that pay Office Secretaries the least are in the Hospitality industry, where the average annual salary is $34,360.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
1
Government
Government
$38,672
$38,672
2
2
Health Care
Health Care
$36,282
$36,282
3
3
Retail
Retail
$35,563
$35,563
4
4
Education
Education
$35,078
$35,078
5
5
Hospitality
Hospitality
$34,360
$34,360

Office Secretary Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Office Secretary Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Thrivas
Receptionist/Office Secretary
03/08/2020
$40,000
State of Florida
State Attorney's Office, 4Th Circuit-Secretary II
03/04/2020
$24,000
Coventry Public Schools
Central Office Secretary
03/03/2020
$42,992
Maryland Government Jobs
Office Secretary III
02/25/2020
$32,176
Secretary/General Office
02/24/2020
$31,305
Maryland Government Jobs
Office Secretary
01/27/2020
$30,307
Thrivas
Office Secretary
01/21/2020
$47,000
Maryland Government Jobs
Office Secretary
12/21/2019
$32,176
Thrivas
Office Secretary
12/20/2019
$50,000
Tustin Unified School District
Office Secretary
12/18/2019
$45,060
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