How much does an Executive Secretary III make in the United States? The average Executive Secretary III salary in the United States is $77,490 as of August 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $68,690 and $88,090. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $68,690 10% $60,678 90% $97,741 75% $88,090 $77,490 50%(Median)
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The Executive Secretary III handles a wide range of administrative and support tasks and independently initiates and implements processes to manage projects, information, and people. Provides multi-faceted administrative support and assistance to ensure effective use of an executive's time and productive interactions with staff and the public. Being an Executive Secretary III conducts research and information gathering on behalf of the executive and prepares summaries and reports. Manages the executive's schedule, meeting preparations, follow-up tasks, and complex travel arrangements. In addition, Executive Secretary III develops positive and strategic relationships at all levels of the organization. Uses discretion, judgement, and knowledge of the organization to facilitate the executive's activities and maintain confidentiality. May be responsible for directing and deploying support staff or other resources. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Typically reports to a c-suite executive. Being an Executive Secretary III work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Working as an Executive Secretary III typically requires 4 -7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021

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