Admin Assistant Jobs

Administrative Assistant Job Overview

Secretary and administrative assistant jobs require consummate office-productivity skills, a knack for organization, a way with people and flexibility under pressure.

Administrative assistant work typically includes a variety of clerical and organizational tasks, including answering phones; scheduling appointments and meetings; booking travel; photocopying and filing; expense accounting; and creating and editing documents, spreadsheets and presentations.

Executive administrative assistant employment is based on the same kinds of skills performed by staff-level admins, but for a smaller group of very demanding employees, mainly high-level executives.

Administrative Assistant Education

For office administration jobs, experience is typically more important than formal education or training. But most employers require a high school diploma, and many prefer a college degree. Executive administrative assistant job openings may be more likely to require or prefer candidates with a bachelor's degree.

Administrative assistants almost universally must demonstrate proficiency with office-productivity software, typically Microsoft Office.

Administrative Assistant Salaries

The median admin salary was $31,870 in 2011, according to the BLS. Median salaries for executive secretaries and executive administrative assistants were $45,580.

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Major Farm Implement Company is hiring for the following positions: The following positions will be available Admin Assistant I, II, III and IV Admin Generalist II and III Customer Service Rep II Customer Support Rep II Data Coordinator I and II General Clerk I, II and III General Clerk - Multilingual III We are looking for candidates with a positive attitude and strong organizational skills. -Exc...
Company Confidential Pittsburgh, PA, 15220
Pittsburgh (Greentree area) company in need of experienced administrative assistant to support various personnel to include CEO. Duties to include preparation of business correspondence, spreadsheets presentations and expense reports; calendar management; travel arrangements; answering phones and providing client support. Requirements: 5+ years of like administrative/exec administrative support e...
Please send your resume to ***** Job Title: Immigration Legal Assistant/Real Estate Administrative Assistant Job Location: Commerce, CA 90040 Summary: Home Paradise Investment Center is looking for Legal Assistant/Administrative Assistant in maintaining, organizing, and reviewing legal documents. The candidate must have good communication skills, research skills, and st...
Artech Information Systems Stamford, CT
Company: Artech Information Systems Job Title: HR Admin Assistant Job ID: 14-41156 Location: Stamford, CT Duration: 6 Months Job Description: Largest part of role is to provide transactional HR support for multiple clients including but not limited to: Onboarding/Offboarding (Heavy data entry, must have oracle experience) Interface with Senior HR leaders & local HR team, local site leaders...
Job Description: The right candidate will be able to handle high call volume, have data entry experience and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be detail-oriented, able to work well in a fast paced environment and have previous customer service experience. For immediate consideration please submit your resume on an MS Word format with the job title indicated in the subject a...
Duties: Reception Answer general phone inquiries using a professional and courteous manner Direct phone inquires to the appropriate staff members Reply to general information requests with the accurate information Greet clients/suppliers/visitors to the organization in a professional and friendly manner Office administration Use computer word processing, spreadsheet, and database software t...
Company Confidential Massillon, OH, 44646
Administrative Assistant Fast pacedGeneral Contractor is seeking Administrative Assistant for busy construction office. This position requires a strong background of construction and must have knowledge in the following: Contracts and Owner Change Orders Accounts Receivable – Billing Accounts Payable Purchase Orders and Subcontracts Subcontractor and Supplier Change Orders General Ledger ...
Job Description: The Admin/Data Entry Assistant is responsible for all administrative duties along with customer service. The right candidate must be able to multi task, is reliable, detail-oriented, and possesses good customer service skills. Responsibilities: - Accurate data entry - Answer phones and customer inquires - Prepare invoices - Other basic administrative tasks Qualifications: ...
Admin Assistant/Receptionist Snaidero USA is the leading distributor of European kitchen cabinets in the US. Our Headquarters are located in Torrance, California and we own multiple exclusive showrooms across the United States. We are currently looking for an administrative assistant/receptionist for our corporate office in Torrance. The ideal candidate is smart, self motivated, eager to learn a...
Title: Training Analyst Description: Our Client is a global and diversified healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions. They are currently looking Training Analyst Consultant to join their Bridgewater, NJ office for 11+ Months Contract assignments. The Business Intelligence contractor will support BI Analyst in managing our spend process. Contractor shall perfor...
Job Description: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT WITH FOCUS ON EXCELLENCE ? Excellent Successful Local Company ? Experienced Management Team ? Competitive Starting Pay A local financial services company has an immediate need for an Administrative Assistant who brings very strong executive-level skills to the workplace. Are you looking for a local company with an experienced management team and compe...
For more than 80 years, SchoolsFirst FCU has remained rooted in the philosophy of “people helping people.” Today, SchoolsFirst FCU is the nation’s largest educational credit union, with more than 600,000 Members, $10 billion in assets, and over 40 service locations in Southern California. Originally based in Orange County, the credit union now operates in 10 counties throughout Southern Calif...
TOP Group is an international recruiting company in NYC, Chicago, Atlanta, Texas, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Our clients are from all business sectors and we work to source the most qualified candidates available. A Japanese energy corporation is looking for a Japanese/English Administrative Assistant in following locations; Atlanta, GA Cullman, AL Nashville, TN Lexington, KY Charlotte,...
Senior Bookkeeper/Admin (Brookline, MA) Small Adult Supportive Services organization is looking for someone who must have excellent QuickBooks 2014 skills including experience with invoicing, check writing, credit card features, bill paying and be proficient at bank reconciliations, general ledger entries and payroll tax preparation. Additional responsibilities will include answering the telephon...
Fun and exciting Non-Profit in Alexandria is seeking fresh new grads looking to hit the pavement running!! Did you recently graduate college? Are you looking to build your experience? If you had internships or did work study throughout your time at school then we want to hear from you. We are looking for recent grads who have a professional demeanor, are sharp minded, and a quick learner. We have...
Job Description: Immediate need for Customer Service Representative/Admin Assistant who will be overseeing administrative procedures and process for assigned areas. May help with budget preparation and control. May act as an administrative liaison with internal and /or external sources. This is not a secretarial position. This is an intermediate level requiring 1 to 3 years relevant experience. $...
Victoria Classics is a major importer of fashionable home textile products.​ We specialize in highly embellished and hand crafted product, designed to meet the individual needs of each customer.​ Victoria Classics is proud of its diverse customer base that spans many diverse operations.​ From department stores and big box retailers to discounters and alternative marketers.​ Since being founded o...
GET YOUR FOOT IN THE DOOR TO PRESTIGIOUS CORPORATIONS AND SMALL, LOCAL BUSINESSES! OVERVIEW Our clients in various industries are in need of qualified Administrative Assistants and Receptionists to fill their temporary and temp-to-hire positions located throughout the East Bay area (Alameda, Oakland, San Leandro, Hayward, Fremont, Pleasanton and San Ramon, CA). Work schedules vary by client and ...
It is the primary responsibility of the Administrative Assistant I – Food and Beverage Administration to assist Executive Secretary of Food and Beverage and other Food and Beverage Management with administrative responsibilities. All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and Mirage policies, practices and procedures. Answer phones, assist callers whenever possible, direct cal...
It is the primary responsibility of the Administrative Assistant I – Food and Beverage Administration to assist Executive Secretary of Food and Beverage and other Food and Beverage Management with administrative responsibilities. All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and Mirage policies, practices and procedures. Answer phones, assist callers whenever possible, direct cal...

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Administrative Career Tools

Administrative Assistant

Salaries

$20,800.00 - $50,000.00
Typical Salary for Administrative Assistant
(10099 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
30.3%
Some College Coursework Completed
28.6%
Associates
15.8%
High School
13.5%
Master's
4.5%
Certification
3.6%
Vocational
2.5%
(6859 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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