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Company Secretary

Company secretary working in office on computer

Company or chartered secretaries are responsible for the legal, financial, administrative and management aspects of large organisations. In private companies they tend to be called company secretary. In public sector organisations they tend to be called chartered secretary or chartered administrator.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries for qualified company or chartered secretaries in the UK tend to be in the range of £35,000 to £70,000 a year. With experience, this could rise to around £100,000 or more. Many company secretaries also receive annual bonuses.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2024
358
2 %
RISE
2029
365
  United Kingdom
2024
4425
3.6 %
RISE
2029
4584

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What Does it Take?

You need to have:

Training

Getting On

More Information

You could work in a wide variety of organisations, including private firms in industry and commerce, local authorities and the civil service, the health service and voluntary organisations.

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