How much does a Secretary make in the United States?
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
Best-paid skills and qualifications for secretaries
The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 0.24% since 2018. Secretaries with this skill earn +73.89% more than the average base salary, which is $13.90 per hour.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this skill||Change from previous year|
|2012||543||increase by 543|
|2013||1594||increase by 193.55%|
|2014||1553||decrease by 2.57%|
|2015||852||decrease by 45.14%|
|2016||1013||increase by 18.90%|
|2017||698||decrease by 31.10%|
|2018||1675||increase by 139.97%|
|2019||1671||decrease by 0.24%|
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47% of Secretaries in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area
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