Information About Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, And Executive

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Training

Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive
Training for Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, And Executive
Percent
Less than High School 2.6
High School 33.0
Some College 34.6
Associates Degree 13.1
Bachelors Degree 14.1
Masters Degree 2.1
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.4

Employment

Represents about 2,020,000 people in the United States- 1.3% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 93,000 more secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 365,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive make $15.87 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive $9.64 $12.10 $15.30 $18.90 $22.90
Office and administrative support occupations $9.13 $11.40 $15.00 $20.00 $25.90
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive make $33,020 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive $20,050 $25,350 $31,870 $39,440 $47,670
Office and administrative support occupations $18,980 $23,760 $31,250 $41,590 $53,880
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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