Secretary salary in the United States

Average salary
$33,000/yr
Based on 38,400 income tax records
$17,500
$63,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$27K
 
$31K
 
$32K
 
$34K
 
$35K
$17,500
$63,500
How much do Secretaries make?
The average total salary for a Secretary is $33,000 per year. This is based on data from 38,400 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Secretary and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Secretary salary can vary between $17,500 to $63,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Secretary salary by location

Secretary salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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City Of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA
10 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$51K – $73K
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The City Of New York, New York County, NY
16 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$49K – $77K
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Los Angeles County, Los Angeles County, CA
86 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$44K – $78K
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Hollis Cobb Associates, Suffolk County, NY
12 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$43K – $68K
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Palo Alto Usd, Santa Clara County, CA
22 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$21K – $75K
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National Finance Center, Prince George's County, MD
19 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$31K – $71K
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Montefiore Health System, Bronx County, NY
31 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$34K – $66K
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State Of Connecticut, Hartford County, CT
21 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$37K – $65K
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State Of New Jersey, Mercer County, NJ
25 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$29K – $63K
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State Of New York, Monroe County, NY
10 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$32K – $66K
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Riverside County, Riverside County, CA
18 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$33K – $60K
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US Department Of Defense, Prince George's County, MD
10 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$25K – $58K
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San Bernardino City Unified, San Bernardino County, CA
12 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$39K – $58K
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The University Of Iowa, Johnson County, IA
10 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$42K – $55K
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Riverside Unified School District, Riverside County, CA
45 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$33K – $68K
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UMass Memorial Health, Worcester County, MA
15 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$21K – $55K
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State Of Delaware, New Castle County, DE
22 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$33K – $61K
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Prince George's County Public Schools, Prince George's County, MD
19 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$31K – $66K
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City And County Of Honolulu, Honolulu County, HI
10 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$38K – $69K
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Nyc Housing Authority, Kings County, NY
12 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$30K – $48K
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Washoe County School District, Washoe County, NV
12 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$30K – $52K
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Baltimore County Public Schools, Baltimore County, MD
13 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$30K – $61K
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Montgomery County Public Schools, Montgomery County, MD
31 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$25K – $65K
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State Of Hawaii, Honolulu County, HI
72 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$29K – $59K
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Clark County School District, Clark County, NV
52 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$23K – $55K
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Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Anne Arundel County, MD
40 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$21K – $58K
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Granite School District, Salt Lake County, UT
21 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$18K – $52K
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University Hospitals, Cuyahoga County, OH
28 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$27K – $52K
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Cleveland Clinic, Cuyahoga County, OH
24 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$27K – $47K
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Jefferson County Schools, Jefferson County, KY
27 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$26K – $49K
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Prince William County Public Schools, Prince William County, VA
25 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$27K – $53K
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State Of Maryland, Baltimore County, MD
26 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$27K – $48K
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Spokane Public Schools, Spokane County, WA
23 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$28K – $52K
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Garland Independent School District, Dallas County, TX
21 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$24K – $39K
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Lincoln Public Schools, Lancaster County, NE
22 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$19K – $42K
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State Of West Virginia, Kanawha County, WV
30 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$25K – $48K
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Broward County Public Schools, Broward County, FL
31 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$21K – $51K
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The School Board Of Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade County, FL
24 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$23K – $48K
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Ysleta Independent School District, El Paso County, TX
23 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$27K – $42K
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The School District Of Lee County, Lee County, FL
20 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$24K – $45K
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Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District, Harris County, TX
51 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$19K – $49K
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San Antonio Isd, Bexar County, TX
20 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$27K – $38K
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Shelby County Schools, Shelby County, TN
21 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$23K – $43K
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Milwaukee Public Schools, Milwaukee County, WI
22 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$23K – $40K
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The School District Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
33 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$22K – $42K
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Hillsborough County Public Schools, Hillsborough County, FL
79 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$19K – $47K
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Killeen Independent School District, Bell County, TX
50 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$19K – $39K
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Polk County Public Schools, Polk County, FL
57 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$16K – $40K
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Northside Isd, Bexar County, TX
37 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$17K – $39K

Secretary demographics in United States

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49% are single
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51% are married
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45% have kids
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49% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Secretaries in United States

38,400 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a secretary in the United States is $33,000 per year. Secretary salaries in the United States can vary between $17,500 to $63,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 38,400 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as secretary.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for secretaries in the United States: City of Los Angeles ($63,500 a year), The City of New York ($63,000 a year), and Los Angeles County ($58,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for secretaries in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($52,500 a year), Los Angeles Metro Area, CA ($48,500 a year), and Riverside Metro Area, CA ($45,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.