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In my experience, compensation for full-time secretarial positions in California ranges between $30,000-60,000 depending on experience, work-load and the demands of the job. A 6% raise is very generous, especially given that this employee is already at the upper end of the spectrum for secretary compensation. What she is asking for is a 12% raise, which is larger than a typical raise.
In deciding what to do, you need to assess how replaceable this employee is. How much do you trust her? Is she pleasant to work with? How long would it take to train a replacement? These things should influence whether or not to give the employee what she is requesting. Another option is to split the difference and offer a 9% raise.
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