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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.

1000+ Administrative Assistant jobs found on Monster.

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Frontline Source Group - temporary staffing and direct hire firm – is looking for a Part Time Administrative Assistant for our Phoenix, AZ client on a contract basis. Job Duties: Answering light call volume Processing payables Data entry into Excel Use of MS Word Heavy filing of client information Requirements: High school diploma a must Intermediate use of Excel Intermediate use of Word 2+ years...
MetLife, a leading provider of insurance and other financial services to individual and institutional customers, is seeking a Part-Time Admin Assistant in Walnut Creek, CA! Beyond meaningful and challenging work, MetLife provides a variety of flexible work arrangements, as well as a tuition reimbursement program, competitive benefits, and retirement and pension plans. MetLife’s responsiveness to t...
Company Confidential West Los Angeles, CA
COMPANY: Prestigious Consulting Firm POSITION: Administrative Assistant LOCATION: Westside COMPENSATION: $55K Leading Westside Consulting Firm is seeking an Administrative Assistant to join the Human Resources team. This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the integral operations of a high profile firm. In this role, you will work with accuracy and resourcefulness as you follow through on...
Data Entry and Administrative Assistant Seeking detailed, organized data entry/administrative assistant for growing fast paced Horsham office. Will perform data entry and input of orders on timely basis as well as perform administrative and clerical tasks in support of company operations. Must be comfortable answering phones and willing to provide high level of customer service to internal and ext...
Great Commute for Reston/Herndon Resident Are you excited about digital and direct mail marketing? Do you like working with others who are passionate about their work? We are currently searching for a Marketing Coordinator to coordinate and execute continuing education marketing campaigns. Responsibilities include: Creating and editing marketing copy for products, special promotions and events Ass...
Abilene, 79606
Job Purpose: Support administrative efforts of the EH&S Department as required and requested. Essential Functions: Communicates issues, opportunities, and concerns to the EH&S Manager. Assist EH&S Staff with maintenance of OSHA required documents, EH&S manual and other such documents as requested including electronic files. Assist with the scheduling and reporting of substance testing. Coordinatio...
Frontline Source Group – temporary staffing and direct hire firm – is looking for an Administrative Assistant for our Dallas, TX client on a temporary/contract to possible hire basis. Position Description: Answer phone system while providing excellent customer service Direct incoming and interoffice calls accordingly Greet clients and vendors and ensure they are directed to the appropriate party M...
Frontline Source Group - temporary staffing and direct hire firm – is looking for an Administrative Assistant for our Plano, TX client on a contract to possible hire basis. Responsibilities: Answering telephones, taking messages, distributing messages timely Responsible for ensuring office equipment and supplies are stocked Greeting visitors when they arrive Preparing office for visitors Ordering...
Company Confidential Austin, TX, 78744
Growning commercial construction company in Austin is seeking an Administrative Assistant. This position is currently part time but has potential to be full time in the near future. Currently the hours are M - TH 7 AM to 4 PM. Position involves answering the phone, interacting with employees, greeting clients, filing, setting up jobs, Payroll, Accounts Payable and Receivable data entry and other o...
MANATT, PHELPS & PHILLIPS LLP is one of the nation’s premier law and consulting firms known for quality and extraordinary commitment to clients & integrated, relationship-based services. We are notably progressive and entrepreneurial and are deeply committed to diversity, public service, and excellence in all we do. Manatt currently has a great opportunity for an Administrative Assistant to work w...
Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary Requisition Number 14-0080 Title ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - RA - SERI Department Schepens Shift Hours Per Week City Boston State MA Description Schepens Eye Research Institute/Massachusetts Eye and Ear, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, has an immediate opening for an Administrative Assistant with a proven record of two to three years experience providing administrat...
Membership association located in White Plains seeks experienced: Office Administrative Assistant The Office Administrative Assistant is responsible for assisting members and other callers by telephone, assisting with mass mailings, accepting and sending packages, responding to inquiries from members regarding membership status, dues and updating contact information, maintaining and updating the m...
Marketing Associate/Administrative Assistant Industry: Recruiting/Staffing Location: Emmaus, PA Salary: Confidential Description: United Employment Associates, LLC, a leading industry-specific search and placement firm, is looking to hire an energetic, motivated and fast paced individual to join their recruiting team. The Marketing Associate will support the work of Senior Recruiters on projects d...
Administrative Assistant This position provides support to the Talent Acquisition Sr. Director Responsibilities (include but not limited to the following): Maintain confidentiality and professionalism in the handling of sensitive and confidential information and documents, including HR transactions. Polished communication skills; proven ability to effectively communicate with at all levels within...
Indian River RNC has the following opportunities: Administrative Assistant At least one year of administrative experience necessary Staffing Coordinator One year of staffing experience highly preferred Email resumes to ***** ATTN: Indian River Or Apply in Person: Indian River Rehab & Nursing CTR 17 Madison St. Granville, NY 12832...
Administrative Assistant Needed It's the perfect "college job"! Enjoy a positive work environment with a teamwork approach, flexible scheduling (20 hours a week) and a mix of computer / face to face duties. We need strong organizational skills, accuracy, and advanced computer proficiency. Minimum 2 yrs. clerical experience or equivalent. Please access our application online at: Or sto...
Full-time Administrative Assistant position needed for Blue Valley Behavioral Healths Executive Director. Excellent benefits. Must possess attention to detail, exceptional languageroof reading/grammar skills, good computer skills, ability to maintain high level of dependability, able to work independently, handle multiple projects simultaneously, and prioritize responsibilities to effectively mana...
Job Description: This Executive Administrative Assistant Position Features: ? Invested In Your Success ? Tenure Within Company ? Challenging Position ? Great Pay up to $95K Incredible position available in growing and stable organization. This company is invested in the success of its employees, has a lot of tenure within company and holds company events regularly. Responsibilities will include su...
Job Description: Immediate need for administrative assistant.Proficient in MS Office 2010 is a must. Looking for someone who has experience with light A/P and A/R. Great opportunity for growth in this Professional Environment. Apply for this great position as a administrative assistant today! We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard...
Company in Northfield, IL is currently seeking human resources administrative assistant for a temporary leave position. Ideal candidate will have experience entering information into a pay rolling system, Outlook scheduling experience, filing and the ability to support the department with all other administrative tasks as needed. Excellent Word, Excel and Outlook skills required. Data analysis or...
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