School Secretary Salary in Ireland

€27,159
per year
per month
€2,260
per month
per year

School Secretary - Average Salary in Ireland

The average salary for a School Secretary is €27,159 gross per year (€2,260 gross per month), which is 39% lower than the national average salary in Ireland.
Pay Scale: a School Secretary can expect an average starting salary of €12,000. The highest salaries can exceed €46,466.
€12,000
Low
€27,159
Average
€46,466
High
€1,000
Low
€2,260
Average
€3,870
High

School Secretary Salary Range

Low
€12,000
Average
€27,159
Senior
€35,954
High
€46,466
Low
€1,000
Average
€2,260
Senior
€3,000
High
€3,870
Among School Secretaries working at Irish primary and secondary schools, School Secretaries paid by a school’s board of management using Ancillary Services Grant funding tend to have the lowest salaries, while School Secretaries in Community and Comprehensive Schools paid through the Department of Education and Skills on a Public Service Salary Scale enjoy the highest salaries.

School Secretary - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
School Secretary, Public Service Salary Scale€36K/year
+32% 
Grant Funded School Secretary€16K/year
 -40%

School Secretary - Pay by Experience Level in Ireland

An Entry Level School Secretary with less than three years of experience can expect to earn €15,000 gross per year on average. A mid career School Secretary with 4-9 years of experience earns an average compensation of €24,000, while a Senior School Secretary with 10-20 years of experience makes on average €35,000. School Secretaries with more than 20 years of experience may earn more than €40,000.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a School Secretary

Late Career▲ +47%
Senior▲ +29%
Average Salary€27,159/year
Mid Career▼ -12%
Entry Level▼ -45%

Gender Breakdown

Female
95%
Male
5%

School Secretary - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on salary data collected from School Secretary jobs published on Jobted Ireland in the last 12 months and on public data sources (eg. Civil Service salary scales, HSE salary scales).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the School Secretary

How much does a School Secretary make in Ireland?
A School Secretary in Ireland earns an average of €27,159 gross per year, which is about €2,260 gross per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the School Secretary updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a School Secretary in Ireland?
The starting salary of a School Secretary in Ireland is around €12,000 gross per year. School Secretaries paid by a school’s board of management using Ancillary Services Grant funding usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a School Secretary in Ireland?
The highest salary of a School Secretary in Ireland can reach and exceed €46,466 gross per year. School Secretaries in Community and Comprehensive Schools paid through the Department of Education and Skills on a Public Service Salary Scale usually have the highest salaries.
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