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Department Secretary Salary

How much does a Department Secretary make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Department Secretary

$55,891 (USD)/yr

$27 (USD)/hr

$1,056 (USD)/yr

$55,232 (USD)/yr

$27 (USD)/hr

$1,056 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Assists departments and/or lower-level executives by providing secretarial and administrative support, usually of a confidential nature. Composes letters and memoranda from dictation, verbal direction, or from knowledge of company policy or procedures. Composes and types routine correspondence. Files correspondence and other records. Answers telephone, gives information to callers, routes call to appropriate person, and places outgoing calls.
The average department secretary salary in United States is $55,891 or an equivalent hourly rate of $27. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,056. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$40,995 (USD)

$68,288 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$64,793 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Department Secretary will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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