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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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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT PLUS SO MUCH MORE IMMEDIATE INTERVIEW AND START Entry level position ideal for someone with some experience in a corporate environment or exposure to recruiting or HR. Support the Recruiting and Sales department of a well-known Information Technology Staffing and Solutions firm while learning the industry from the ground up. Great opportunity to gain the foundation nec...
Randstad's Office & Administration Career Expo Tuesday, September 23rd 7 am - 7 pm Randstad invites you to stop in at the San Jose Office & Administration Branch to meet with our staffing consultants during our Office & Administration Career Expo! When: Tuesday, September 23rd from 7 am to 7 pm Where: Randstad San Jose Office & Administration - 2001 Gateway Place, Suite 120W, San Jose CA 9511...
Tiger Information Systems, Inc. has multiple Temp-to-Hire opportunities for experienced Administrative Assistants. Our client is a premier global financial services firm in New York City. These are excellent opportunities to work in both a traditional administrative capacity as well as on more project based tasks. The firm's culture allows for both professional development as well as a strong pers...
Real Estate Administrative Assistant Job Description Provide excellent customer service to our clients and agents with a positive attitude Maintain client confidentiality Route all incoming calls regarding properties to agents on floor or agent of property Maintain filing systems (listings, contracts, correspondences, etc.) Maintain client data base Maintain Google Docs and Calendar Prepar...
We are looking for a rock star Administrative Assistant to join our team in Santa Clara! This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious junior-level candidate to grow with our exciting organization. As a full-time employee of our organization, you would be eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes 401(k), healthcare, PTO, and FREE lunch every Thursday. Responsibilities include:...
Job Description: A progressive Educational non-profit is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant to support the growing organization. We are seeking candidates with a Bachelors degree and at least 1-2 years of Administrative or Office Support experience. Required skills include... ? Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) ? Very fast and accurate typist ? High attention...
A direct-hire Administrative Assistant job in Washington, D.C. is available with one of the largest international law firms in the United States. Your three years of previous directly related experience is required. If selected, you will enjoy an exceptional benefits package and a close by metro location. If you’re looking for a fast-paced legal environment, with a niche practice area, this might ...
Part Time Administrative Assistant – Community/Government Affairs – Port Arthur, TX Swift Worldwide Resources is the leading supplier of manpower to the Oil and Gas Industry. With over 30 years of experience, Swift serves as a strategic partner supplying both contract and direct hire services to its blue chip client base. Through Swift’s innovative recruitment strategies, Swift has generated a cu...
DYNEX is seeking a Part Time Administrative Assistant with a can-do attitude to provide administrative and clerical support for management and the overall site. This position will be 20 hours per week: Monday – Friday, 10am – 2pm with flexibility to work additional hours if necessary. Responsibilities: Answer incoming calls and greet visitors. Coordinate meetings; room reservation, refreshment...
Job Description: AppleOne is partnering with a small insurance agency. Looking for a Technical Assistant to help support the business. With the Technical Assistant some of the duties and responsibilities are as follows: Send cross-sell letters for any applicable insureds. Request loss runs/provide loss runs when requested. File image documents as needed or assigned. File sent e-mails as needed o...
Provide administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. Temp to perm position: Customer Service / Administrative Support Representative - (Quickbooks experience preferred) - Working 25 hours per w...
The Mat West Company is a dynamic, commercial real estate management company, which is currently seeking an administrative assistant for its property managers of our industrial and retail properties in the Van Nuys and West SF Valley areas. Candidates should be qualified to handle the marketing and day-to-day management of a regional real estate portfolio composed of primarily industrial and retai...
Executive Administrative Assistant North Central is a successful surgical-focused hospital that averages over 10,000 surgeries per year. We partner with the premier medical and hospital staff in Dallas. North Central is looking for an energetic Executive Administrative Assistant who can interact well with patients, patient families, doctors, fellow employees and vendors. This is a fast paced envi...
Company Confidential Beverly Hills, CA, 90210
As the sales and administrative assistant, you will perform diverse secretarial duties and administrative functions requiring confidentiality, initiative and sound decision-making for the CEO of the company. You will rely on excellent organizational skills and the ability to effectively handle multiple prioritiesin a fast pace environment. Job Responsibilities · · Answer telephone calls & distr...
Established medical practice in Hagerstown has excellent opportunity available for experienced medical office personnel. Candidate selected will provide administrative support for busy office team. Ideal candidate will have excellent communication and customer service skills along with proficiency in MS Word and Excel. Must be willing to handle a variety of clerical tasks including phones, filing,...
Manpower is currently recruiting for a client in Oklahoma City,OK . We are looking for an administrative assistant to provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, handling information requests and performing clerical functions. Major Job Duties and Responsibilities: Perform general office duties such as ordering supplies, maintaining records management systems, and performing ...
Company Confidential Jackson, NJ, 08527
Established NJ Real Estate Developer seeks a full-time professional and organized Administrative Assistant for its corporate offices. Ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 5+ years’ experience working in a fast-paced environment with diversified responsibilities. Must be able to multi-task and be proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel and Word. Must be able to prioritize as this position will i...
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT / EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT MUST HAVE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT #14-01005 RECRUITER: ANITA JORDAN JOB LOCATION: PARSIPPANY, NJ SEPTEMBER 18, 2014 *** CANDIDATES MUST BE ABLE TO WORK ON OUR PAYROLL AS A W-2 *** Project Description: Under minimal supervision, provides highly complex and specialized administrative duties and support to a Vice President of...
Answering phones and directing calls to correct party Scanning blueprints File, fax, photocopy, scan documents and internet research as needed Interact with Architects and Engineers Order office supplies as needed as well as food/drinks Collect and maintain all receipts for business and accounts to keep track of bookkeeping. Bachelors Degree a must 1-2 years experience. Hours are 9:00-5:00 ...
Demos’ and Peter D’s Restaurants NOW HIRING an Executive Administrative Assistant to the Owner/President for our corporate office in Murfreesboro. RESPONSIBILITIES • Performs administrative project work including researching or collecting information from various sources, formatting, analyzing and summarizing results and reporting results to Owner/President and other executives. • Manages multi...

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Administrative Assistant


$20,800.00 - $50,000.00
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Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
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