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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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Administrative job in Tulsa, OK Accounting Principals has an Administrative Assistant job in Tulsa, OK. The pay rate for this position is $12.00 per hour, depending on education and experience. Excellent benefits and bonus potential! The daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Answer phones, direct calls and greets clients. Order catering for lunch meetings Preparation of corr...
Administrative Assistant Needed!!! Our client, a Los Angeles based leading Company is in demand of a skilled Admin Assistant. This unique opportunity offers the ideal candidate to take their career to the next level in one of most exciting and fastest growing industries. Duties: • Greet clients • Answer incoming calls • Order office supplies • Maintain updated calendar of events • Process v...
Receptionist/Administrative Assistant in South Florida Our client is looking to hire an experienced receptionist/administrative assistant candidate to work in the South Florida office. Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree, strong communication skills, proficient using Microsoft Office, and excellent organizational and time management skills. Salary is between $30,000 - $35,000 depending on exp...
Accounting Principals is seeking a Recruiting/Administrative Assistant to support multiple Staffing Managers in our office. The ideal candidate will be a recent college graduate who is looking to gain experience within a corporate environment. This position would have a heavy focus on clerical and administrative functions in a supportive role. This person will need to be able to work well within a...
Ajilon is hiring for a direct hire Administrative Assistant job for a company located in Federal Way WA. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a minimum of 2 year of administrative and customer service experience, who is looking to grow their career. The primary responsibility will be fielding phone calls, ordering office supplies, and data entry. You will also assist with keeping the ...
Our client is hiring for an Entry Level Executive Assistant/Administrative job in the northern Chicago area suburbs In order to be considered for this role you must have a Bachelor's degree and be very tech savvy. Must be a self starter, motivated, and possess strong communication skills.This position is for a individual seeking a fun, fast paced environment and offers a competitive salary and ben...
An Administrative Assistant job in Houston, TX is currently being filled through Ajilon Professional Staffing. Candidates should have five years of experience in this role to be considered for the position. In this role you will provide clerical support for the department by preparing various documents, answering and screening calls and scheduling meetings, appointments and travel arrangements. Th...
Ajilon Professional Staffing has an opening for an Executive Administrative Assistant role in the greater Princeton, NJ area. If you have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in an Administrative role then this could be a great fit for you. Come work for a company that offers its employees many different ways to excel in their career. The organization values teamwork, strong communication,...
Administrative Assistant jobs in San Diego, CA Ajilon Professional Staffing is proactively seeking candidates for various Administrative Assistant jobs in San Diego County, CA. These are temporary, temporary to direct hire, and direct hire opportunities within various industries. Depending on the position and experience, pay is usually between $12-$17/hr. You will be responsible for all administr...
Accounting and Administrative Job in Tulsa, OK Accounting Principals has an Administrative & Accounting job in Tulsa, OK. The pay rate for this position is $14.00 to $15.00 per hour, depending on education and experience. The daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assisting the President with creation of proposals and presentations using PowerPoint Handling basic accounting du...
Ajilon is hiring for a direct hire Administrative Assistant job for a company located in Everett WA. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a minimum of 2 year of administrative experience, who is looking to grow their career. The primary responsibility will be providing answering the phone, ordering office supplies, and data entry. You will also assist with keeping the office organized...
RECEPTIONIST/ADMINISTRATVE Jobs - Newport Beach, CA Searching for Part Time/Full Time Administrative Assistants AND Receptionists This is a creative promotions, strategic partnerships and proprietary products company. Qualified candidates MUST have a High School Diploma, B.A. degree preferred. Stability with job history and be able to maintain the highest level of professionalism. We are look...
Ajilon is now hiring for an Administrative Assistant to support a busy financial company located in downtown Seattle, WA. This position is a temporary project role to help out during the busy season. This role will be approximately 8 months and offers a foot in the door to someone looking to gain experience in the financial industry. Administrative Assistant duties include: • Answer Main Phone L...
Title: Executive Assistant Job New York, NY Ajilon Professional Staffing is conducting a search for an Executive Assistant Job based out of New York City, NY. A bachelor’s degree is required. The client will only consider candidates with seven years of experience supporting C Level Executives in a fast moving quickly evolving environment. If you have experience in heavy calendar management, trave...
Administrative Assistant job opening in San Francisco, CA Ajilon has an immediate opening for an Administrative Assistant job in San Francisco, CA. Located in the Financial District, this temporary position at a reputable contracting company offers quick and easy accessibility by public transportation and an exciting, engaging and collaborative environment. The ideal candidate for the Administrat...
Administrative Assistant The Cambridge Don Salary - $ 24,000.00/Yr to $ 30,000.00/Yr The Cambridge Don is the developer of an Award-winning advanced adaptive evidence-based management information system called Talent Chaser. It markets this system on a "Software as a Service" basis to companies and government organizations. Administrative Assistant The Cambridge Don based in Tuckerton, NJ We a...
Administrative Assistant needed FT for growing Vendor Mgmt company in TC. Candidates must have medical field experience, know basic contract language and excellent MS Office skills. Post resume on our website www.ahsa.us careers tab. This job listing brought to you by The Traverse City Record Eagle...
At the University of Nebraska Foundation, We Believe that higher education transforms lives and communities. Our goals are reached as a team and our administrative support team is critical to our success. We are seeking an organized, energetic, detail oriented candidate to foster positive relationships and effective partnerships, both within the foundation and with our key constituents. Candidate ...
Trust Point Inc. is seeking an experienced, polished, professional to provide full-time support as an ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Candidate will be primarily responsible for performing advanced, complex, diverse, and confidential administrative support duties along with providing secretarial support to department staff. Candidate must demonstrate fact, diplomacy, discretion, independent judgment, ini...
This position is located in our VA, Herndon facility The Administrative Assistant position performs a variety of administrative duties providing mission support in one or more functions or business areas within the customer directorates. The nature of Administrative Assistant work varies from transactional in nature and requires general knowledge of basic administrative processes to moderately co...

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Administrative Career Tools

Administrative Assistant

Salaries

$20,800.00 - $50,000.00
Typical Salary for Administrative Assistant
(10079 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
30.4%
Some College Coursework Completed
28.6%
Associates
15.8%
High School
13.5%
Master's
4.5%
Certification
3.6%
Vocational
2.5%
(6846 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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