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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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Asset Management firm in Jersey City, NJ seeks to hire a Temp to Perm Administrative Assistant in their Legal Department. This role will provide administrative support to attorneys and paralegals in the Legal Department. This is a great opportunity to join established and stable financial firm. Responsibilities: -Provide administrative support to attorneys and paralegals in the Legal Department ...
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...
Florida Medical Clinic offers a wide choice of compensation and benefit programs that are among the best. From competitive salaries to retirement plans, we make every effort to take care of the people who make our company great. To apply for this position, please visit our Website: Additional information for t...
RESPONSIBILITIES: This is a clerical role with our client in Houston, Texas (TX). This project consists of stuffing envelopes with benefit information (fliers and brochures), including paper assembly and lifting boxes up to approximately 15 lbs. Administrative Assistants will make about 8,000 Open Enrollment kits for this client. REQUIREMENTS: The role really requires workers that have handled ...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking an Administrative Assistant in San Antonio, Texas (TX). Duties: Performs various administrative duties in support of the department under moderate supervision; These functions may include mail distribution, invoice processing, inventory and supply control and restocking, scheduling activities, general clerical work and phone support May handle conf...
RESPONSIBILITIES: KForce has a client seeking a Receptionist/Administrative Assistant to join their team in New Berlin, Wisconsin (WI). Within this role, the candidate will be sitting at the front desk to answer phones and greet customers, enter accounts payable invoices and pay some bills each month. This role will also manage mail for office, filing, office supply ordering, and assist Managers ...
Secure Mission Solutions, a Parsons company, is anticipating a need for an Administrative Assistant to join our team in Washington D.C. The Administrative Assistant will provide internal support to an Enterprise Security Operations Center (ESOC). The ESOC is the central organization for IT security operations for a federal organization and is responsible for continually monitoring, detecting, and ...
TypeRegular Full-Time Job Code*LI-AB1 Overview: Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals is pleased to bring Questcor and its entire business into our company. The former Questcor organization will be known as the Autoimmune and Rare Diseases business within Mallinckrodt’s Specialty Pharmaceuticals segment. We will continue their focus on the treatment of patients with serious, difficult-to-treat autoimmu...
As part of the Würth Group, the worlds largest fastener distributor, Würth Adams specializes in inventory management programs for fastener and related c-products for manufacturing and maintenance customers. Our strengths lie in our people, vendor relations, quality assurance, engineering services and our proven inventory management programs. Provides administrative support to the President/Chief ...
General administrative functions & information contact point for the Chico Division. This position acts as a central control point of coordination, follow-through, implementation and performance of general administrative tasks and projects for the division; as well as, filling both task and project roles. Answers phones and greets customers. Note: This position has the added responsibility of be...
For more than 50 years, HEICO Corporation, a NYSE traded company, has thrived by serving niche segments of the aviation, defense, space and electronics industries by providing innovative and cost-saving products and services. HEICO’s high-energy culture focuses our Team Members’ on providing high quality products and services to our customer base, which is made up of most of the world’s airlines a...
Administrative Assistant LOCATION:Clewiston, FL SALARY:Competitive ROLE We are looking for an experienced Administrative Professionalto play a key role within this global supplier of agricultural-based liquid solutions to provide administrative support functions for the terminal RESPONSIBILITIES Process daily telephone and fax orders, including processing BOLs and entering the data into the ...
Part-Time Administrative Assistant Job in San Francisco One of Ajilon’s top clients has an immediate opening for a Part-Time Administrative Assistant in San Francisco, CA. This temporary position at a leading educational institution can easily be accessed by public transportation. The ideal candidate will have previous administrative experience, and possess excellent communication abilities. This...
A Senior Administrative Assistant job in Houston, TX is currently being filled through Ajilon Professional Staffing. You should have at least three years of experience in a similar role to be considered for this position. In this role you will provide support for the CEO by coordinating meetings, travel arrangements, managing calendars and assisting with special projects as needed. The pay is betw...
Position Description: Are you looking for a firm that offers a challenging, rewarding and fun atmosphere? A firm that grows its employees and offers the opportunity to work in diverse areas of the law? You’ve come to the right place. Shook, Hardy & Bacon is currently seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant to draft and prepare correspondence; manage calendars and provide clerical, administrati...
Procurement Administrative Assistant job in San Francisco, CA Ajilon has an immediate opening for a Procurement Administrative Assistant job in San Francisco, CA. Easily accessible by BART and public transit, this long term temporary position at a reputable organization offers the opportunity to be a part of a collaborative team that values the importance of giving back to the community. The idea...
An Administrative Assistant job in Houston, TX is currently being filled through Ajilon Professional Staffing. Candidates should have at least two 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 arrangem...
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...
An Administrative Assistant job in The Woodlands, TX is currently being filled through Ajilon Professional Staffing. Candidates should have at least one year 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 and answering and screening calls. The pay is $14.00 to $16.00 per year, depending ...
Administrative Assistant in The Woodlands, TX Ajilon Professional Staffing is the fastest-growing staffing service in the world specializing in the temporary and permanent placements of premier administrative and management professionals. We are currently recruiting for one of our most exciting construction clients for an Administrative Assistant job opportunity in The Woodlands, TX located in T...

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