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Corporate Secretary in the United States

How much does a Corporate Secretary earn in the United States? The average Corporate Secretary salary in the United States is $205,134 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $165,179 and $256,593. 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.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Executes and maintains all required official corporate filings, documents, reports and records according to applicable laws and regulations. Responsible for shareholder relations, communicating with Board members and coordinating shareholder lists and registrations. Researches and responds to shareholder requests for information. Manages the coordination of Board and shareholder meetings and the preparation of all necessary agendas and documents required for the meetings. The incumbent in this role is usually an officer of the corporation. Requires an advanced degree of Law. Typically reports to top management. Manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. Typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience.

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    Board Administrator

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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