Secretary (secretary technician - Portuguese) - Salary and Career
Secretariat technicians, stenographers and stenotypists

Secretary (secretary technician - Portuguese) - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They transform oral language into writing, recording speech in signs, decoding them into text, reviewing texts and documents, organizing general activities in the area and advising on their development, coordinating the execution of tasks, writing texts and communicating, orally and in writing.

How much does an Secretary (secretary technician - Portuguese) earn

A Secretary (secretary technician - Portuguese) earns between $1.138 and $3.875 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.780 and a median salary of $1.500 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 23.097 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Secretary (secretary technician - Portuguese)

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.780 21.360 445 8
1º Quartile 1.138 13.656 284 5
Median Salary 1.500 18.000 375 7
3º Quartile 2.956 35.466 739 14
Higher Salary 3.875 46.504 969 18

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium level technicians in administrative sciences
      • technicians of administrative sciences
        • secretariat technicians, stenographers and stenotypists

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Main workplaces

Secretariat technicians, stenographers and stenotypists they work in public agencies and business sectors, having a formal employment relationship. They work individually, usually without supervision and in closed environments. The hours are daytime for the shorthand writers and with shifts for the others. In the exercise of some activities, some professionals may be subject to special working conditions, such as working under pressure, in uncomfortable positions for prolonged periods, as well as being exposed to the effects of intense noise.

What does it take to work in the field of Secretariat technicians, stenographers and stenotypists

The exercise of these occupations requires a complete high school technical course for secretarial and stenotypist technicians. The schooling for the stenographer can range from high school to complete higher education. Additionally, a specialization course of more than four hundred class hours is required.

Functions and activities of Secretary (secretary technician - Portuguese)

Secretariat technicians, stenographers and stenotypists must:

  • transform oral language into written language;
  • advise the area;
  • coordinate the execution of tasks;
  • turn oral language into written language;
  • coordinate task execution;
  • digit texts;
  • organize general activities;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • review texts and documents;
  • write texts;
  • transforming oral language into written language;
  • transforming oral language into written language;
  • transform oral language into written language;
  • communicate;
  • write text;

  • Activities

    • monitor internal and external customer satisfaction;
    • act with dynamism;
    • optimize work procedures;
    • describe images, attitudes and situations;
    • concatenate transcripts and documents;
    • operate computer programs;
    • prepare letters, memos;
    • correct text errors;
    • act with discretion;
    • fit text to technical writing;
    • train the registration speed;
    • schedule appointments and meetings;
    • advise courses and events;
    • keep area documentation in order;
    • arrange for the sending and receiving of pouches;
    • produce real-time subtitles for the hearing impaired;
    • stay informed;
    • intermediate interpersonal relationships;
    • prepare trips;
    • assist in the selection of personnel in the sector;
    • operate telephony equipment;
    • supervise the delivery of work;
    • send information to the official journal;
    • demonstrate initiative;
    • use tele and videoconferencing;
    • dress according to the rules;
    • prepare the work schedule;
    • order office supplies;
    • sort files;
    • archive information and documents;
    • prioritize the preparation of urgent legal documents;
    • register suppliers and customers;
    • control the sector's hour bank;
    • act with punctuality;
    • demonstrate high ability to concentrate;
    • elaborate minutes and guidelines;
    • prepare reports;
    • distribute tasks to employees;
    • meet the demands of external customers;
    • maintain the reliability of the report;
    • control the service delivery schedule;
    • update yourself technically;
    • train registration speed;
    • request improvement courses;
    • register the entry of information and documents;
    • store documents and information electronically;
    • send and receive pouches;
    • check the quality and performance of the service;
    • sort tasks;
    • transforming shorthand and stenographic signs into text;
    • use electronic means;
    • create graphics;
    • assist internal and external customer;
    • update personal dictionary;
    • transforming speech into shorthand and stenographic signs;
    • control the stock of office supplies;
    • act with emotional balance;
    • request microfilming of documents;
    • prepare presentations;
    • assist in meetings and presentations;
    • convert speech into text, simultaneously;
    • indicate technicians for improvement courses;
    • participate in technical events;
    • maintain confidentiality;
    • edit the text for dissemination;
    • supervise the progress of the service;
    • provide access to information for the disabled;
    • compose supplier and customer records;
    • update the register of suppliers and customers;
    • register expenses;
    • use printing processes;
    • disclose information of interest to employees;
    • structure the texts logically;
    • make information and documents available;
    • demonstrate knowledge of foreign languages;
    • search the internet;
    • consult technical publications;
    • demonstrate efficiency;
    • manage available funds;
    • analyze documents;
    • plan activities;
    • identify speakers;
    • prepare worksheets;

    Sectors that hire Secretary (secretary technician - Portuguese) the most in the job market

    • combined office and administrative support services
    • dental activity with resources for performing surgical procedures
    • outpatient medical activity restricted to consultations
    • cleaning in buildings and households
    • other service activities provided mainly to companies
    • supply and management of human resources for third parties
    • activities of religious organizations
    • temporary labor lease
    • attorney services
    • elementary school

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