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Administrative Industry Overview


Serving a core function of business, administrative jobs are found at companies in nearly every sector of the US economy. Businesses of all sizes, from attorneys in solo practice to multinational corporations, offer jobs in administration. Industries offering the highest number of admin jobs include government agencies, hospitals, schools, and legal and medical offices.
Employers either hire directly for administration jobs or engage a staffing agency to source, screen and interview qualified admin job candidates.

Administrative Job Market


Administrative assistants and secretaries held slightly more than 4 million jobs in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Administrative/support job opportunities are expected to grow by 12 percent from 2010 to 2020, about as fast as the average for all occupations, the BLS reports. Close to 500,000 new administrative/support jobs are expected to open up over the forecast decade.

With computers radically streamlining many administrative functions -- from making travel reservations to entering data on spreadsheets –- administrative workers have maintained their value by taking on ever-more advanced tasks, such as analyzing spreadsheets and making complex purchasing decisions. Success in an administrative career is contingent on the ability to continuously learn new skills, especially with office productivity software.Virtual assistants, who perform office work for clients remotely, are a recent innovation in the admin/support field.

Common jobs in administrative/support include administrative assistant, office assistant, department secretary, legal secretary, medical secretary and executive assistant.

Administrative Salaries


Median annual wages of administrative assistants and secretaries, excluding legal, medical and executive secretaries, were $31,870 in May 2011, the BLS reports. The middle 50 percent earned between $25,350 and $39,440. The top 10 percent earned $47,670.
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Middlesex Consulting Waltham, MA, 02453
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--Fast growing Audio Visual Rental Company has an immediate opening for an Accounts Receivable Clerk. This position reports directly to the Controller. This person will be responsible for all accounts receivable related administrative functions, including: • Collections: Contacting delinquent customers via phone/email to secure payment • Assisting with printing and mailing of statements • Revie...
Description DISH supports more than 150 DISH In-Home Services (IHS) offices that deliver DISH products and services to customers across the country. The IHS organization encompasses thousands of talented and dedicated employees who serve in roles including Technicians, Resource Planners, Analysts, Training and Quality Assurance Reps and Management to deliver the industry's best products and servi...
Avison Young is the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm. We are seeking a detail-oriented Administrative Coordinator to join the Boston team. The key responsibilities of the Administrative Coordinator include, but are not limited to the following: Administrative Responsibilities: • Provide support to the team in technology applications, i.e., CRM, Creative Suites, In-Des...
Job Summary: Responsible for the complete management of a project from the planning phase though final completion and delivery to the client. Responsible for the day to day contact with and for the client and is responsible for meeting project fiduciary requirements and time schedules. Essential Job Duties: Monitor all phases of a project and promptly address any changes to the original scope o...
Description The future of television is here - Dish OTT ( not the actual brand name ). Internet television or OTT (over-the-top) is rapidly evolving and will reshaping how we watch TV. We are the future of live and on-demand streaming video, a pioneer in internet-delivered television and the mobile access of entertainment. We are seeking a Device Marketing Manager to join our Denver, CO - based t...
Job Summary: Manage and direct the operations of each property to which assigned, at the least possible cost to produce the maximum return on the investment dollars, maintaining the property at the established levels of protection, care and maintenance. Essential Job Duties: Maintain appropriate standards of physical maintenance and housekeeping. Establish and monitor preventive maintenance sch...
We have an immediate need for an Operations and Logistics Coordinator JOB DESCRIPTION Job Description: • The Operations and Logistics Coordinator operates as the regional focal point with customers, oversees and executes daily operation tasks. • Manages the logistics of customer requests in the preparation for a device move, add, or change. • Effectively interfaces with internal support...
Job Summary: Under general supervision, performs a variety of specialized and custom tasks to provide process compliance, quality control, project initiation and close out, and administrative support for a team of transaction managers. Maintain confidentiality of Sales, Marketing, Client, and proprietary information and data in all communications. Position requires in-depth knowledge of Sales and...
Job Summary: Performs advanced administrative duties requiring broad experience, skill and knowledge of organization policies and practices for a specific department or individual. Essential Job Duties: Prepares comprehensive and complex proposals, reports, correspondence, charts, tables, graphics and other documents using various software packages. Researches and creates complex data and info...
Description The future of television is here - Dish OTT ( not the actual brand name ). Internet television or OTT (over-the-top) is rapidly evolving and will reshaping how we watch TV. We are the future of live and on-demand streaming video, a pioneer in internet-delivered television and the mobile access of entertainment. We are seeking an Digital Marketing General Manager to join our Denver, CO...
Description DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), a Fortune 200 company with over 25,000 employees and annual revenues exceeding $14B, provides over 14 million satellite TV customers with the highest quality programming and technology with a line-up of more than 200 national HD channels, the most international channels, and award-winning HD and DVR technology. We aggressively recruit energetic...
Description The future of television is here - Dish OTT ( not the actual brand name ). Internet television or OTT (over-the-top) is rapidly evolving and will reshaping how we watch TV. We are the future of live and on-demand streaming video, a pioneer in internet-delivered television and the mobile access of entertainment. We are seeking a General Manager Direct Marketing to join our Denver, CO -...
Description Over the past 30 years, DISH has built a talented group of leaders and support teams at its corporate headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. As the company continues to develop, offering new products and services to an increasing customer base, it looks to recruit outstanding candidates capable to turning ideas and strategies into world-class results . Requirements A successful candid...
Description The future of television is here - Dish OTT ( not the actual brand name ). Internet television or OTT (over-the-top) is rapidly evolving and will reshaping how we watch TV. We are the future of live and on-demand streaming video, a pioneer in internet-delivered television and the mobile access of entertainment. We are seeking a Sr Manager of In-Direct to join our Denver, CO - based te...
Job Summary: Manage and direct the operations of each property to which assigned, at the least possible cost to produce the maximum return on the investment dollars, maintaining the property at the established levels of protection, care and maintenance. Essential Job Duties: Maintain appropriate standards of physical maintenance and housekeeping. Establish and monitor preventive maintenance sch...
Job Description KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS SOLUTIONS USA, INC. seeks a bright, dependable, and personable BRANCH ADMINISTRATOR to use your customer and PC skills to support the branch sales team. This is a very visible position: an integral part of the sales organization designed for a strong candidate looking for a career. RESPONSIBILITIES: Checking sales orders for completeness Inputting sales ...
Job Description KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS SOLUTIONS USA, INC. seeks a bright, dependable, and personable BRANCH ADMINISTRATOR to use your customer and PC skills to support the branch sales team. This is a very visible position: an integral part of the sales organization designed for a strong candidate looking for a career. RESPONSIBILITIES: Checking sales orders for completeness Inputting sales ...
Job Description KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS SOLUTIONS USA, INC. seeks a bright, dependable, and personable BRANCH ADMINISTRATOR to use your customer and PC skills to support the branch sales team. This is a very visible position: an integral part of the sales organization designed for a strong candidate looking for a career. RESPONSIBILITIES: Checking sales orders for completeness Inputting sales ...
Job Summary: Under limited supervision performs a wide variety of specialized, complex tasks in support of the customized -business requirements of a Sales team. Overarching responsibilities include interpretation and execution of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank Sales and Marketing department operational policies and procedures. This position retains latitude in formulation and implementation of new p...

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Rate of Growth
10.30 %
Size of Industry in 2006:
22,603,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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