Secretary Salary

The average salary for a Secretary in the UK is:

£20,011

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Answer Phones Meet & Greet Clients Audio Typing/Copy Typing Completion of forms & other office documents Filing Arranging appointments for senior members of staff

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Secretary Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £20,999.

The average salary in 2009 was £19,076, based on 194 respondents (a difference of -9% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £16,959, based on 320 respondents (a difference of -12% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £21,216, based on 254 respondents (a difference of 25% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £20,810, based on 146 respondents (a difference of -2% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Secretary based on all salary survey responses is: £18,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Secretary is £10.01.


Assorted Secretary Salary Information

SalaryLocationDate
£20,500North West8-March-18
£15,000South East15-July-16
£18,000Scotland12-January-16
£15,000Wales30-October-15
£24,000South East15-August-15
£22,000London27-July-15
£24,000Yorkshire and North East18-February-15
£16,000South West12-February-15
£16,000East of England27-January-15
£22,874London6-November-14
Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
Graph of Secretary salary data

Secretary Salary By UK Region

SalaryRegion
£22,132Northern Ireland
£24,135London
£17,955South West
£15,729Wales
£17,272Midlands
£20,121South East
£18,377North West
£19,178Scotland
£16,581Yorkshire and North East
£18,063East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Secretary, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £15,009 for a worker in their 20s, £19,611 (30s), £23,213 (40s) and £23,213 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Secretary is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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