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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. An executive assistant may also take on the chief-of-staff function of controlling access to the executive.

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 Job Market


Secretaries and administrative assistants held just over 4 million jobs in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Secretary and administrative assistant job opportunities are projected to increase by 492,900 by 2020.

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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GCA Services Group is a leading provider of comprehensive janitorial, maintenance and facility services to the specialized industry and education markets. GCA has selected sectors of the market where quality cleaning, maintenance and appearance are paramount to the basic function of enterprise. With expertise in clean rooms, automotive, pharmaceutical, nuclear power, high-tech, higher education an...
We are currently looking for an experienced Administrative Assistant for a Randstad customer in Atlanta, GA. The position will report to the Facility Training Coordinator and will assist in the day-to-day administrative functions for a leading automotive parts manufacturer located in Southwest Atlanta. This position is a very hands on role where no two days will be alike! The ideal candidate will...
Large Long Island Company is need of an Administrative Assistant for an immediate opening! We are seeking an individual who possess strong communication skills, 3+ years of experience as an administrative assistant, and the ability to commit to a full time schedule from 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday. ($12-$14/hour) Excellent benefits are offered! -Supporting office duties (clerical tasks such as...
A large company located in the Melville area is seeking an Administrative Assistant to join their team.The ideal candidate would have 2+ years of expereince as an Administrative Assistant within a corporate environment, and would exceed in a demanding atmosphere. This is a great opportunity for an individual who wants to get his her her foot in the door with an outstanding company, as well as grow...
Summary Responsible for creating training, safety, and procedural manuals. Executing deliverables in Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint. Primary responsibilities - Interface with all levels of the organization - Accumulate content necessary to create training, safety, and procedural manuals - Relieve management of administrative detail, all projects - Coordinate work flow - Update and chase delegated...
Carthage Veterinary Service is seeking a full time professional Administrative Assistant to provide support to the veterinary and senior management team. Duties include answering incoming calls, transcription, document and presentation preparation, developing reports, and tracking information in database. Candidate chosen will possess a high degree of discipline, organization, self direction, and...
Job Description: We are actively interviewing for a temporary Administrative Assistant opening for a maternity coverage. We are seeking candidates with recent Administrative experience so a candidate can hit the ground running. Please take a look at the job description below and apply today! Administrative Assistant MAIL ? Log all packages on receiving log ? Log all shipping packages on shipping l...
Job Description: One of the largest Health Care providers in the East Bay is looking for a Part-Time Administrative Assistant. We are actively interviewing for this position, so please take a look at the job description below and apply today! JOB DESCRIPTION: Supports one or more mid-level managers. Works in low to medium-complex environment. Performs routine administrative duties: placing, receiv...
Job Description: Immediate need for an Administrative Assistant to support the asset department. The ideal candidate will have a background in mortgage lending, real estate, and/or accounting and exemplary computer skills. We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status. You can view all of our jobs...
Position Description The Sr. Administrative Assistant is a vital position whose main responsibility is to make the executive as productive as possible. The Sr. Administrative Assistant must be a highly polished professional with excellent interpersonal skills and a sense of urgency to get things done now. The Sr. Administrative Assistant will interact with all levels of employees and all departmen...
A Coordinator with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for providing office support in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travelers a world of authentic experiences. Hilton remains an innovat...
Job Description CHS has an exciting opportunity in our CHS Corporate Citizenship Group for an Administrative Assistant. This position will provide support for the Vice President Corporate Citizenship and staff in a team-focused environment. To be successful, you must be customer service focused, able to multi-task with a high degree of accuracy, detail oriented with excellent communication skills,...
Excel Management *This position is entry level and full time. Only candidates living in the KANSAS CITY area please apply. Who We Are: EXCEL is a KANSAS CITY based, competitive, rapidly expanding marketing and sales firm. We have laid out an aggressive expansion plan to expand into new markets in 2014 and need career-minded, competitive, team-oriented people to add to the team. What We Do: Here at...
Excel Management *This position is entry level and full time. Only candidates living in the KANSAS CITY area please apply. Who We Are: EXCEL is a KANSAS CITY based, competitive, rapidly expanding marketing and sales firm. We have laid out an aggressive expansion plan to expand into new markets in 2014 and need career-minded, competitive, team-oriented people to add to the team. What We Do: Here at...
Our client is seeking an Administrative Assistant in Santa Clara, California (CA). This role will provide general administrative support including meeting scheduling, calendar management, purchase order management, and other related administrative activities. Daily interaction with employees will be required. Description: Our clients' Hardware Engineering team is looking for an experienced, qualif...
Our client is seeking an Administrative Assistant in NYC. As an Administrative Assistant, you will support a team of professionals in all facets of their daily business routine. You will perform diverse administrative functions requiring confidentiality, initiative, thoughtfulness, and follow-through. Roles and Responsibilities: Facilitate the on-boarding and on-going coordination of client mainte...
About Aon Hewitt Aon Hewitt empowers organizations and individuals to secure a better future through innovative talent, retirement and health solutions. We advise, design and execute a wide range of solutions that enable clients to cultivate talent to drive organizational and personal performance and growth, navigate retirement risk while providing new levels of financial security, and redefine he...
Administrative Assistant Vie de France Corporate Office Vienna, VA Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs Department (“QA”) Vie de France Yamazaki, Inc. is recruiting for someone to maintain the databases used to create the all-important product labels for our exquisite European pastries, bread and desserts. To succeed in this role, you must be proficient with data entry and maintaining database...
Company Overview: ICONMA is a consulting firm, that provides professional staffing services and project based solutions for a broad range of Fortune 1000 companies. Our areas of expertise include Information Technology, Accounting/Finance, Engineering, and Professional. ICONMA has a nationwide presence that helps us support our national clients. ICONMA has received numerous awards for delivering o...
Administrative/Marketing Assistant Direct Hire opportunity in the Cherry Creek area for a growing non-profit. Casual office environment, benefits 100% company paid, free parking and a variety of projects to keep you busy! Responsibilities: -Administrative support to CEO; back up support to management and other office staff -Coordinate meetings, conferences and events -Light receptionist duties -Ma...
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Administrative Assistant

Salaries

$20,800.00 - $50,000.00
Typical Salary for Administrative Assistant
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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%
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