Administrative Jobs

Administrative Employment Information

Administrative Industry Overview

Serving a core function of business, administrative jobs are found at companies in nearly every sector of the US economy. Businesses of all sizes, from attorneys in solo practice to multinational corporations, offer jobs in administration. Industries offering the highest number of admin jobs include government agencies, hospitals, schools, and legal and medical offices.
Employers either hire directly for administration jobs or engage a staffing agency to source, screen and interview qualified admin job candidates.

Administrative Job Market

Administrative assistants and secretaries held slightly more than 4 million jobs in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Administrative/support job opportunities are expected to grow by 12 percent from 2010 to 2020, about as fast as the average for all occupations, the BLS reports. Close to 500,000 new administrative/support jobs are expected to open up over the forecast decade.

With computers radically streamlining many administrative functions -- from making travel reservations to entering data on spreadsheets ?- administrative workers have maintained their value by taking on ever-more advanced tasks, such as analyzing spreadsheets and making complex purchasing decisions. Success in an administrative career is contingent on the ability to continuously learn new skills, especially with office productivity software.Virtual assistants, who perform office work for clients remotely, are a recent innovation in the admin/support field.

Common jobs in administrative/support include administrative assistant, office assistant, department secretary, legal secretary, medical secretary and executive assistant.

Administrative Salaries

Median annual wages of administrative assistants and secretaries, excluding legal, medical and executive secretaries, were $31,870 in May 2011, the BLS reports. The middle 50 percent earned between $25,350 and $39,440. The top 10 percent earned $47,670.

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Position Summary: The Purchasing Assistant provides administrative support to the Purchasing Department along with assisting in other company administrative activities as directed. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following satisfactorily; other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable...
FULL TIME PROPERTY MANAGER – SELF STORAGE Lock Up Self Storageowns and operatesthis company that has been in the self-storage business since 1976. Continuing to be one of the most active and well-respected private companies in the storage industry, The Lock Up was started in Glenview, Illinois and has significantly increased both the number and quality of the self-storage facilities. Currently, T...
Company Confidential Santa Monica, CA, 90401
Assistant Property Manager: Busy real estate investment office looking for a professional and friendly Assistant Property Manager to help oversee our day-to-day operations management for portfolio of propertiesin California, Colorado and Nevada. As Assistant Property Manager you will help maintain a professional and courteous relationship with the tenants and vendors. Responsibilities include b...
Are you looking for an exceptional, warm, powerful and well respected CEO to be a" right hand" to? Are you seeking a life balance and looking for the position where a 10 year commitment is needed from his next assistant? Work 8AM to 6PM with 24/7 Blackberry. They are seeking to hire ASAP!! Must have supported another top CEO or Partner level in finance. Otherwise this great position for a top Exe...
Company Confidential Honolulu, HI, 96817
Job Purpose: Provide standard office administrative activities and duties (as listed below), and act as point of contact for all communications, internal and external. Daily Duties: Agenda for the day prepared in the morning Processing/filing inbox Keep desks clear Open/handle mail All mail scanned and at very least dropped into Dropbox File naming convention Invoices/Bills entered into QB...
Company Confidential San Francisco, CA
**Tourism Industry ** -- International business -- French - San Francsico (civic / van ness) Immediate opening We are a receptive in the tourism industry currently seeking a new team member. Products are tours in the US & Canada. Clients are professionals of the tourism industry mostly in Europe. Looking for a career in the tourism industry long term? You are accurate, able to handle a large ...
Job Summary This position is responsible for managing incoming calls, visitors, clients, in a professional and efficient manner. In addition, this position performs various clerical duties which support the company. Essential Job Functions · Professionally answer incoming telephone calls via a multi-line phone system. · Greets visitors in a prompt, courteous, and professional manner. · Accura...
Are you hard working, motivated, have a great attitude, communicate well and love to multi task? This may be the job for you! GCI is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic, customer service focused individual whose primary role will be directed towards Executive Assisting Principal Responsibilities: · Assists the President with administrative duties · Manage and maintain Presidents Schedule ...
Company Confidential Milwaukee, WI, 53202
PRIMARY FUNCTION Responsible for managing the property operations of a Class-A commercial high-rise facilityand adjoining parking structure situated in Downtown Milwaukee, comprised of a mixed-use of office and retail tenants. Accountable for all business, financial, and operational aspects of the assigned property, consistent with the overall strategic plan for the property. Primary functions in...
SUMMARY: The Account Assistantprovides administrative and technical support to the team in order to facilitate excellent client service by assisting with the daily management of various administrative and technical aspects of client accounts, as delegated by the Account Manager following Agency and carrier guidelines. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: · Determines eligibility by obtaining information ...
JED Traders, Inc. is a locally-owned wholesale and retail women's clothing company. Starting Date: approx Monday March 2, 2015 Regular Hours: 9:30am-6pm Monday-Friday (full-time) Hours during training : flexible, TBD Compensation : Starting pay is $14-20 per hour based on experience Benefits : Basic health insurance, sales commission, retirement account, vacation pay Basic responsibilities i...
Administrative Assistant job in San Francisco, CA Ajilon Professional Staffing has an immediate full-time Administrative Assistant job available in San Francisco, CA. Due to its downtown location, this temporary position at a legal firm is a short walk from BART and public transit. The ideal candidate for the Administrative Assistant job will have strong Excel skills with previous experience mana...
Contract Customer Service Representative job in Indianapolis, IN Ajilon is seeking a candidate to fill a Contract Customer Service Representative Job in Indianapolis, IN. Previous SAP and customer service experience is required for this position. In this role you will be communicating with both sales staff and customers following up on orders as well as complaint resolution. This is a call center...
Great opportunity available on the Westside with a growing organization. The Office Manager will support the Executive and management members. Some of the responsibilities are: scheduling and coordinating meetings, make travel arrangements, etc. Office Manager Job Available: • Maintain office by organizing operations and procedures, preparing payroll, paying bills and making entries in QuickBook...
Administrative Assistant/Project Coordinator Job in St. Louis, MO Ajilon is looking for an Administrative Assistant/ Project Coordinator in St. Louis, MO. Candidates need to be able to manage basic administrative functions of an Engineering department and coordinate communication with all other departments and job sites as necessary. Two years minimum of related experience is required. Architectu...
Summary Responsible for the rental of apartment units to ensure maximum occupancy at all times and high renewal rates by performing the following duties personally. Expectations Follows already established procedures and routine practices. Follows internal policies, Fair Housing guidelines and external laws regarding property management. Generally given substantial guidance, but expected to be ...
Ajilon Professional Staffing is hiring for a 12 week contract Administrative Support Job in Seattle, WA. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a minimum of two years of administrative support experience to work for a reputable real estate company. One of the primary responsibilities will be to provide the first line of customer care to clients and provide a variety of office support to...
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...
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 clients for a Receptionist opportunity located in Central Houston, TX and based on experience paying $11-$15. The Receptionist will provide general f...
Spanish Speaking Administrative Assistant job in San Francisco, CA Ajilon Professional Staffing has an immediate full-time Spanish Speaking Administrative Assistant job available in San Francisco, CA. Located in downtown San Francisco, this temporary position at a non-profit organization provides the opportunity to work with an energetic, motivated team, and has the potential to become permanent ...

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