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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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Manpower of Taylor is in need of a high level administrative assistant with a strong work ethic and excellent customer service skills. Responsibilities will include Constant customer interaction, must be able to pick up software quickly Order input email communication, must have excellent written skills supporting office staff of 15 people as needed Excellent communication skills are required for...
Manpower is looking for an experienced Administrative Assistant The job is located in Boston, MA Monday - Friday 8-5pm PAYING $21.47 AN HOUR This assignment is for 5 months Overview of the job description Qualifications: Education: • AS Degree or the equivalent combination of training and experience plus 5 to 7 Years related experience • HS Degree plus 7-10 years related experience Preferred/Desir...
Manpower is currently recruiting for a client in Tucker, GA. We are looking for an administrative assistant who would be responsible for performing general administrative support tasks involved in an organization. Review submitted documentation to enroll providers into the Medicaid program according to defined guidelines -Maintain comprehensive information about all providers (medical and non-medi...
The New England Institutional Review Board (IRB) has an immediate opening for a full-time Administrative Assistant. New England IRB is an independent entity that oversees the protection of human subjects participating in research studies. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced regulatory environment. The Administrative Assistant will support the New England IRB by: · Organizing an...
Company Confidential Owings Mills, MD, 21117
JOB TITLE: Administrative Assistant /Accounting Clerk ATMOSPHERE: Consulting engineering firm offering a conservative and traditional office setting, with family-like cohesiveness. Business casual attire required. Applicant will report to the Secretary-Treasurer. GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Applicant will initially be performing administrative assistant duties such as typing of proposals and upda...
POSITION SUMMARY: The Administrative Assistant handles all incoming calls to the front desk and provides general administrative support to management PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS: - Provide comprehensive reception and phone coverage while maintaining a high level of professionalism - Forward incoming calls to the appropriate person/department - Ensure all staff and visitors are greeted in a pleasant and...
Adecco is currently seeking a part-time administrative assistant for a local company. Basic Qualifications: -Experience processing insurance claims -Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office- Word, Excel, Outlook) Responsibilities include but are not limited to: -Answering phones -General office duties -Handling and processing insurance claims -Providing administrative support to the office Adecco...
Company Confidential Wilmington, NC, 28403
Administrative/ AP/AR / Bookkeeping /Interior Design- Personal Assistant/ Sales / Marketing *Please Only Apply If Available Immediately* About The Company: We are a leading home resource studio in the area since 1994. We have been helping consumers/builders/Developers save time and money while offering great selection and offering outstanding service .We strive for excellence in everything we do a...
We're looking for an administrative assistant for our Boston based construction company. Experience in the construction industry is required. Basic knowledge of Sage Master Builder or Peachtree software is preferred. Day-to-day responsibilities include: -Issuing purchase orders -Entering time sheets, vendor receipts, subcontractor invoices -Being point of contact for field workers -Receiving new c...
POSITION SUMMARY: The Administrative Assistant will provide day-to-day administrative support for the Accounting Department under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Filing for Managers to include LegalKey process • Answer Manager phones • One of two people to copy, scan and prepare totals for daily remote deposit • Prepare PDF’s of information as directed • Preparati...
TruGreen is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position. An Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability Position Overview Performs advanced, diversified and confidential administrative duties requiring broad and comprehensive experience, skill and knowledge of organization policies and practices for th...
Graham Personnel Services is seeking a Receptionist/ Administrative Assistant for a client in Greensboro. Job Summary: To attend to clients and employees by greeting, welcoming, and directing them appropriately. Supply information regarding company on the phone or in-person. Provide administrative and recruiting support to all divisions of the company. This position is divided between 50% receptio...
The UPS Foundation Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing a high level of organizational and operational support for the UPS’ philanthropic arm. This position will be primarily providing administrative support for the company-wide United Way campaign. This individual will be working with external clients such as, non-profit organizations and vendors, as well as internal clients such...
The Sr. Legal Administrative Assistant will perform a wide variety of complex, confidential, technical and administrative tasks. The Administrative Assistant will support the Legal Department’s Intellectual Property team, as well as, Advertising, Marketing, and Procurement work groups. In addition, he/she will open new legal reviews and follow-up with the assigned SME’s (Subject Matter Expert) to...
CareersUSA, a leader in the staffing industry with over 33 years of experience, has another job opportunity for you: Our client is seeking an Administrative Assistant / Customer Service Representative to work in Farmingdale, NY. Earn $12.00 per hour at this full-time, temp-to-hire position. Work 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Job Description: Handle outbound and inbound c...
NORD Gear Corporation is a world leader in the manufacture of industrial power transmission products located only 20 minutes from downtown Madison! Our continued dramatic growth and expansion has created a need for a highly motivated Executive Administrative Assistant to join our team. This position reports to the President of Nord Gear Corporation, North American Operations and provided support t...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking an Administrative Assistant in Bothell, Washington (WA). This position is responsible for order integrity and timely proactive communication with internal and external customers to efficiently resolve any order issues. Some key job functions are as follows: Review of order documentation including customer purchase orders, quotes, contracts, and tax certifica...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking an Administrative Assistant in Washington, District of Columbia (DC). This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. This position is required to/ responsible for: Schedule all team meetings and ensure technology (WebEx, video), meeting materials, food are set an...
Cytec Aerospace Materials offers a dynamic culture where we are “Delivering Technology Beyond our Customers Imagination”. We are currently seeking a Administrative Assistant, to be located at our US, CA Anaheim facility. Responsibilities: Administrative duties: Tracking of VSLs for global Tech Services. Management of Anaheim VLS trackers and reporting to SHE department. Assist with travel plans. M...
Required Skills Admin Assistant Supports one or more mid-level managers. works in low to medium-complex environment. Performs routine administrative duties as planning meetings and lunch. Strong excel skills (running macros, spreadsheet formatting, and using data to DESCRIPTION Description Supports one or more mid-level managers. Works in low to medium-complex environment. Performs routine adminis...
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Administrative Career Tools

Administrative Assistant

Salaries

$20,800.00 - $50,000.00
Typical Salary for Administrative Assistant
(10067 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%
(6836 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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