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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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Randstad is currently looking for candidates for a temporary position in Monroe County/Forsyth area. Job duties will include calculating time on timesheets, processing payroll, working with accounts payable and other administrative tasks. Working hours: Monday thru Friday 8am - 5pm Qualifications included: * 2+ years processing payroll and accounts payable * Expert user of Word and Excel spreadshe...
Work enviroment is an American Baptist Church Duties include; Publications • Produce weekly announcement sheets (Wednesday). These include all church and community announcements and concerns & celebrations of the church community. Copy and fold 50 copies on Wednesday and 225 copies on Sunday (Sunday’s announcements included with Sunday bulletin). (MS Publisher) • Produce weekly Sunday bulletin to...
Temporary Position. Main Areas of Responsibility: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: • Answer incoming calls and forward to the proper employee/department. • Meet and greet all visitors. • Send, receive and distribute faxes. • Update telephone directories. • Assist Human Resources with clerical duties such as departmental mail distribution. • Serve as a back up to the mailroom as ne...
We are looking to fill a Data Entry Clerk position with a well known company located in Bloomington. This position will work as part of a highly motivated team focusing on completing Verifications of Employment. Candidates for this position must possess the following skills and qualifications: Proven ability to type 10,000 KPH and 45-50 WPM and strong attention to detail. Commitment to stay within...
Project Administrator About the Job A Houston-based firm specializing in development, construction management and general construction services, including JOC, has an opportunity for an experienced project administrator to join their team. This position is part of the administrative team and will work closely with project managers, superintendents, subcontractors and suppliers. Other duties/respon...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. STAFF FACILITIES ENGINEER-7750140404 Description Janssen Supply Chain, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is currently recruiting for a Staff Facilities Engineer located in Vacaville, CA. Janssen Supply Chain, a global organization responsible for supplying medicines to markets around the world. With Quality as their pri...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. SR. FACILITIES ENGINEER-7979140404 Description Janssen Supply Chain, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is currently recruiting for a Senior Facilities Engineer located in Vacaville, CA. Janssen Supply Chain, a global organization responsible for supplying medicines to markets around the world. With Quality as their prim...
Business Office Coordinator Full Time Sterling House of Jacksonville- 10875 Old Saint Augustine Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding. As a senior living solutions company, Brookdale is committed to providing the best options for the residents that we serve, for all of the places life can go. The services that we offer ensure that residents continue to...
Full-time (Monday – Friday; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm) Company/Job Description: Oggi Professional Services is one of the fastest growing staffing and recruiting firms Minneapolis/St. Paul. Oggi offers an incredibly fun, light, and passionate atmosphere. We are currently looking to add to our team! Our Executive Administrative Assistant should be someone that enjoys being the “point-person” for the entire...
Our agency is nearing it's 50 year anniversary and we are looking for a team member who wants to continue to grow with us. We are an Independent Insurance Agency seeking a Commercial Insurance Certificates & Bonds Processor with an IL Property & CasualtyLicense. Job duties include: -Processing certificates of insurance in a timely manner -Issuing various types of bonds for companies and municipali...
Administrative Assistant We are seeking a highly organized individual who posses attention to detail. Candidate must be trustworthy, flexible and dependable. Responsibilities will include a variety of administrative tasks. Position Requirements: Proficiency with Microsoft Word & Excel Strong interpersonal, written & verbal communication skills are required Must be accustomed to working in a fast p...
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Company Description Deck Helmet is specialized in deck resurfacing and deck refacing. Job Description Deck Helmet is now accepting applications for immediate employment an experienced Sales and Marketing Assistant to join our team. We're not just another home improvement contractor; we are known in the community as a company with the highest standards of work and an undisputed reputation for custo...
A financial firm is looking to fill a Junior Analyst Job in Tysons Corner, Virginia. Applicants must have a degree from a well-known university to be strongly considered. This is an ideal position for anyone analytical that works well in a collaborative team environment. You will be working in a central location for a company that is known for their enjoyable work environment. If you relish challe...
Hello, My name is Heather and I represent The Fountain Group. We are a national staffing firm and are currently seeking an Administrative Assistant for a prominent client of ours. This position is located Cambridge, MA. Details for the positions are as follows: Job Description: Responsibilities include calendar management, scheduling meetings and travel (domestic & international), expense reimburs...
Hello, My name is Carly and I represent The Fountain Group. We are a national staffing firm and are currently seeking a Sr. Financial Analyst for a prominent client of ours. This position is located in Phoenix,AZ. Details for the positions are as follows: Job Description: Works with site leadership team to develop census and financial targets for Annual Operating Plan and full year outlooks. Prepa...
MISSION KVK-TECH, Inc. aims to continually build on its position of being the highest quality developer, manufacturer, and marketer of FDA-approved pharmaceuticals. Our confidence in our ability to execute and play a key role in the pharmaceutical marketplace is underscored by the dedication of our employees and their commitment to excellence in science, manufacturing, quality control, regulatory...
Data Entry Clerk - Junior $10/hr Brookfield, WI 2 month contract Job Description: Hours: 8-5 This position involves straight data entry. The candidate will be changing numerical data on spreadsheets. If you have test scores please provide. Assignment has the possibility of being extended by and extra month to be a total of 3 months. The HM would need 2 candidates to start as soon as possible so I...
Apply online at www.aim-m.com using the "CSR Job Seekers" button. 36-40hrs per week. Weekdays. Day Shift. Call Center Rep and Administrative Assistant. Starting at $10-12/hour. Phone calls with patients - basic medical terminology helpful. Call center experience helpful. Documenting in proprietary computer software - computer skills absolutely essential. Ability to follow structured scripts and wo...
Medical Assistant - Wound Care Clerical - Transcribe the Doctor’s letters and notes, prepare charts, answer phones, schedule appointments, and greet patients. Administrative - Submit medical claim forms, update patient files, and schedule medical tests/procedures. Clinical - Preparing patients for examinations, taking medical histories, and assisting the physician during the examination. They may...
Job Description: Excellent attention to detail. Sharp MS Office skills. Word, Excel, and Access a must. Good communication skills. Ability to take charge. Good organizational skills. Limited need of supervision and direction. Convenient Neptune location. Part time hours. Minimum Education Required: High School Years of Experience Required: 3-5 Years...
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Size of Industry in 2006:
22,603,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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