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Secretary salary in the United States

Average salary
$31,000/yr
Based on 33,109 income tax records
$17,500
$58,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$17,500
$58,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Secretary in the United States is $31,000 per year. This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 33,109 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as secretaries. Secretary salaries in the United States can vary between $17,500 to $58,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more. Read more
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Secretary salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
160 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$37K – $58K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
446 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$33K – $52K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
451 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$31K – $52K
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Hartford Metro Area, CT
126 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$28K – $48K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
285 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$30K – $47K
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New Haven Metro Area, CT
110 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$32K – $47K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
361 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$31K – $47K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
314 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$31K – $45K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
223 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$32K – $47K
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New York Metro Area, NY
1,600 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$28K – $48K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
151 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$30K – $48K
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Albany Metro Area, NY
176 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$32K – $46K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
652 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$29K – $44K
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
165 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$29K – $44K
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Buffalo Metro Area, NY
132 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$28K – $42K
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Las Vegas Metro Area, NV
126 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$28K – $43K
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Providence Metro Area, RI
201 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$28K – $41K
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Harrisburg Metro Area, PA
121 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$29K – $43K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
145 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$28K – $43K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
658 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$27K – $43K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
127 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$29K – $45K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
184 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$28K – $41K
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Worcester Metro Area, MA
141 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$28K – $41K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
129 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$27K – $42K
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Cleveland Metro Area, OH
271 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$27K – $39K
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Richmond Metro Area, VA
120 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$28K – $39K
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Allentown Metro Area, PA
137 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$26K – $39K
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Columbus Metro Area, OH
181 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$28K – $39K
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Detroit Metro Area, MI
363 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$26K – $40K
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Miami Metro Area, FL
415 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$25K – $39K
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Salt Lake City Metro Area, UT
108 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$25K – $38K
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Pittsburgh Metro Area, PA
322 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$25K – $39K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
805 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$25K – $39K
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Cincinnati Metro Area, OH
164 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$27K – $37K
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Milwaukee Metro Area, WI
103 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$26K – $39K
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Akron Metro Area, OH
101 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$27K – $38K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
675 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$25K – $38K
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Atlanta Metro Area, GA
332 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$24K – $37K
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Birmingham Metro Area, AL
108 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$24K – $40K
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Virginia Beach Metro Area, VA
173 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$25K – $36K
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Orlando Metro Area, FL
237 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$25K – $37K
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Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
251 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$24K – $39K
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New Orleans Metro Area, LA
169 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$25K – $38K
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Rochester Metro Area, NY
267 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$26K – $38K
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St. Louis Metro Area, MO
323 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$24K – $38K
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Memphis Metro Area, TN
143 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$24K – $37K
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Indianapolis Metro Area, IN
181 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$25K – $36K
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Grand Rapids Metro Area, MI
110 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$24K – $36K
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Cape Coral Metro Area, FL
101 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$25K – $36K
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Kansas City Metro Area, MO
202 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$24K – $35K

Secretary salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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National Finance Center, Prince George's County, MD
14 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$53K – $69K
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The City Of New York, Bronx County, NY
19 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$50K – $70K
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Los Angeles County, Los Angeles County, CA
52 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$50K – $61K
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State Of New Jersey, Mercer County, NJ
18 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$46K – $53K
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Palo Alto Usd, Santa Clara County, CA
16 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$45K – $54K
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Montefiore Health System, Bronx County, NY
23 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$47K – $52K
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State Farm, McLean County, IL
10 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$46K – $59K
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State Of New York, Rensselaer County, NY
15 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$39K – $53K
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Tulare County, Tulare County, CA
11 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$41K – $49K
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State Of Delaware, New Castle County, DE
18 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$35K – $52K
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Stanford University, Nassau County, NY
17 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$36K – $47K
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State Of Connecticut, New Haven County, CT
15 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$41K – $51K
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US Department Of Defense, Bexar County, TX
15 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$36K – $49K
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Montgomery County Public Schools, Montgomery County, MD
17 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$36K – $52K
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Washoe County School District, Washoe County, NV
12 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$42K – $47K
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Prince George's County Public Schools, Prince George's County, MD
15 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$36K – $47K
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UMass Memorial Health, Worcester County, MA
14 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$38K – $48K
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San Bernardino City Unified, San Bernardino County, CA
11 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$42K – $46K
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Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade County, FL
10 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$36K – $51K
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Baltimore City Public Schools, Baltimore County, MD
12 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$38K – $45K
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Riverside Unified School District, Riverside County, CA
19 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$40K – $50K
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Nyc Housing Authority, Kings County, NY
10 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$41K – $44K
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Keystone Paying Agent, Orange County, FL
13 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$35K – $48K
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Baltimore County Public Schools, Baltimore County, MD
11 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$39K – $48K
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Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Anne Arundel County, MD
29 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$34K – $42K
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The Methodist Hospital, Harris County, TX
15 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$34K – $47K
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Jefferson County Schools, Jefferson County, KY
13 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$34K – $44K
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Cleveland Clinic, Cuyahoga County, OH
15 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$34K – $43K
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Prince William County Public Schools, Prince William County, VA
12 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$31K – $42K
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San Bernardino County, San Bernardino County, CA
10 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$37K – $41K
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State Of Hawaii, Honolulu County, HI
46 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$32K – $42K
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Clark County School District, Clark County, NV
38 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$32K – $40K
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City Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
10 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$36K – $40K
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Lifespan, Providence County, RI
13 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$29K – $41K
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Spokane Public Schools, Spokane County, WA
10 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$33K – $41K
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Evergreen Sd No 114, Clark County, WA
12 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$34K – $46K
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FrankCrum, Jefferson County, CO
17 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$30K – $39K
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University Hospitals, Cuyahoga County, OH
24 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$32K – $38K
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The School District Of Palm Beach County, Palm Beach County, FL
15 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$28K – $40K
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State Of Maryland, Baltimore County, MD
24 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$29K – $42K
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Pasadena Independent School District, Harris County, TX
10 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$29K – $39K
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Houston Isd, Harris County, TX
13 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$32K – $35K
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The University Of Alabama At Birmingham, Jefferson County, AL
10 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$31K – $43K
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Midland Isd, Midland County, TX
10 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$29K – $36K
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University Of Rochester, Monroe County, NY
59 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$28K – $35K
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Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District, Harris County, TX
29 income tax records
$28,000/yr
$21K – $35K
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Hillsborough County Public Schools, Hillsborough County, FL
65 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$20K – $31K
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Northside Isd, Bexar County, TX
37 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$20K – $26K
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Polk County Public Schools, Polk County, FL
34 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$20K – $25K
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Killeen Independent School District, Bell County, TX
29 income tax records
$21,000/yr
$19K – $25K

Secretary demographics in the United States

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52% are single
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48% are married
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48% have kids
own a home icon
43% own a home

Secretary salaries by age

$0
$8,500
$17,000
$25,500
$34,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Secretaries in the United States

33,109 full-time salaries from 2019
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