How much does a Secretary I make in the United States? The average Secretary I salary in the United States is $39,825 as of June 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $35,478 and $44,904. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Secretary I

Secretary I performs various clerical and secretarial duties such as filing, typing, copying documents for an individual, office, business unit, department, or other organization group. Screens and transfers calls, arranges meetings, and compiles basic information for routine reports or other materials. Being a Secretary I may distribute mail, handle travel accommodations and maintain office supplies. Has basic word processing, spreadsheet, and graphics software skills. Additionally, Secretary I requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Secretary I possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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United Continental Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides air transportation services in North America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America. It transports people and cargo through its mainline and regional operations. As of December 31, 2018, the company operated a fleet of 1,329 aircraft. It a... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2019
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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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Skills associated with Secretary I: General Office Software, Meeting Minutes, Drafting Correspondence, Call Screening ...More

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