SECRETARY SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$35,000
$23,000
Min 10%
$35,000
Median 50%
$52,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
AT&T
Highest Paying City
Alexandria, VA
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does a secretary make?
As a Secretary in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $35,375 per year or $17.01 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $52,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $23,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Secretaries are Health Care companies and Professional companies. States with the highest Secretary salaries include District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Minnesota. Most Secretaries spend 3.0 years in the position.
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Average Secretary Salary By Company

If you are a Secretary, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Secretaries are Health Care companies and Professional companies. Companies like AT&T or Tacom Corp. will get you the highest pay packages. In addition, companies like Steward Health Care System and Science Applications International ... report highly competitive salaries for Secretaries.

Average Secretary Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Secretary in the USA is $35,375 annually or $17.01 hourly. Alexandria, VA reports the highest annual salary for Secretaries at 42,035. Not only that, Alexandria, VA also has an average entry-level salary of $26,000. Some of the states with the best Secretary salaries are District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Oklahoma, Nevada, Maine, New Mexico, and Arizona are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Alexandria, VA
$42,035
2
Washington, DC
$41,990
3
Baltimore, MD
$41,733
4
Philadelphia, PA
$40,882
5
Billings, MT
$39,340

Average Secretary Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Secretary works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Finance companies, Health Care companies, and Retail companies pay their Secretaries well. Finance companies pay Secretaries an average salary of $37,028, Health Care companies pay $35,912, and Retail companys come in at $35,318. The average salary for Secretaries in the Hospitality industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $34,739.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Finance
$37,028
2
Health Care
$35,912
3
Retail
$35,318
4
Professional
$35,170
5
Manufacturing
$35,110

RECENTLY ADDED Secretary SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
10/31/2019
$19,136
Department of Justice
Secretary
Memphis, TN
10/31/2019
$47,938
Lasalle Co Probation Dept
Secretary
10/31/2019
$23,938
Fallbrook Union Elementary School District
Secretary
10/31/2019
$41,552
Urban Honolulu, HI
10/31/2019
$38,220
Angelo State University
Secretary
10/31/2019
$25,044
Perris Union High School District
Secretary
10/30/2019
$45,036
Aventure Staffing
Secretary
10/30/2019
$25,044
Air Mobility Command
Secretary
10/30/2019
$33,949
Air Force Materiel Command
Secretary
10/30/2019
$34,812
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