Administrative Jobs

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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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Dispatch Manager – Rancho Dominguez, CA Competitive Salary Need help? Click HERE to chat with a recruiter. Easy Apply from your phone, tablet, or PC. Job Summary Office Dispatch Manager Rancho Dominguez, CA Full Time Competitive Salary National Retail Transportation, Inc. Salary is negotiable depending on experience. Health Insurance, Life Insurance, and Retirement Plans Paid Vacations and Holiday...
Port Disptacher – Rancho Dominguez, CA Competitive Salary Need help? Click HERE to chat with a recruiter. Easy Apply from your phone, tablet, or PC. Job Summary Office Port Disptacher Rancho Dominguez, CA Full Time Competitive Salary National Retail Transportation, Inc. Health & Life Insurance Paid Vacations and Holidays 401k Package Room to grow Job Description National Retail Transportation, Inc...
Responsibilities Customer Interactions Independently recognizes and diffuses escalated customer situations while setting accurate expectations for issue resolution. Communicates with customers in a professional manner in all situations while demonstrating courtesy, patience and troubleshooting skills in customer relations. Ability to read, interpret, understand, and communicate written information...
Maryland Heights, 63043
Accounting Associate wanted for a Restoration Contractor in St Louis.Duties to include, opening jobs in accounting software, setting up job and field files, posting to various spreadsheets.Job costing.experience in cleaning restoration and knowledge of Xactimate a plus. send resume to: ***** 314-772-6060 (1920369)...
The Assistant Branch Manager supervises the overall branch operations to ensure productivity and profitability of the branch as well as customer satisfaction. This will involve sales efforts and business initiatives along with preparing reports including profit and loss statements, budgets, operating reviews and audits. • Supervise the daily activities of the office (fleet, utilization, depreciati...
Department Administrative Assistant- Diversity-ADM000204 - Coordinate flow of oral and written communications. - Ensure appropriate telephone coverage is maintained at all times. - Update and maintain calendar and monitor schedules. - Sort, prioritize, answer, organize, and distribute mail. - Prepare correspondence, reports, presentations, and memos. - Plan and coordinate meetings and make travel...
Administrative Assistant Primary responsibilities include: Assistance to sales and marketing managers - marketing projects Writing and design of collateral marketing materials Administration of dealer, consumer, and professional photographer programs Answer consumer email and other consumer inquiries Coordination & planning of trade shows and special events Interaction with sales reps as well as s...
LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT CORESTAFF Services is currently seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant/Receptionist for a law firm in San Francisco,CA. This is a front desk position and requires someone experienced with conference center management and coordination. Hours are 10am - 7pm and must be flexible to work overtime. JOB DETAILS Strong technical skills (Excel, Outlook, ability to troubles...
Coding Quality & Compliance Specialist - Health Information Facility: - Maine Medical Center Location: - Portland, ME Department: - PT Admin Bram Health IM Schedule: - Full Time, Salaried Shift: - Day Shift Hours: - Job Details: - Summary of Position Description Oversees the compliance and quality assurance of the coding functions in HIM. This position audits and assesses the quality of coding and...
Receptionist (Full-Time Temporary) James Marine, Inc. (JMI) has an immediate opening for a Temporary Full-Time Receptionist at its main office location in Paducah, KY.This is a 1st shift position with a work schedule of Monday through Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm (CST). The duration of the position will last from approximately July 2014 until November 2014. Essential duties and responsibilities inclu...
Company Confidential Homer, AK, 99603
Homer Electric Association, Inc. is seeking a highly qualified individual to fill the position of Executive Assistant to the General Manager in the Kenai office. This position works directly with the General Manager, Board of Directors and other Executive level staff acting as a liaison between the parties and providing administrative support. These duties include reviewing and responding to, or a...
Duties include: Payroll, A/R, A/P, G/L, Union Reporting, Invoicing. Competitive pay and benefits. Email resume to: ***** Posting provided by:...
Tough Cut Concrete Crushing Recycling in Forest View is seeking office duties for a very fast paced environment. Will be entering invoices and weighing semi-trucks. Must be honest, dependable and hard working. Good pay, male or female are welcome. Must be very quick on the computer. And be able to work in a construction trailer / environment. QuickBooks a plus. E-mail resume to toughcuts@sbcglobal...
Inlet Beach, 32413
newtoday.jpg Admin/Clerical PT Front Desk/ Office Assistant Need friendly, caring individual to work in a fast paced environment. Must have strong computer skills and the ability to multi-task. Deliver resume with references to Calhoun Chiropractic Center, 16600 PC Beach Parkway. Web Id 34295817 Text FL95817 to 56654...
Company Confidential Vincennes, IN, 47591
Vincennes Company looking for individual very experienced in QuickBooks. Must be willing to learn new computer programs, have excellent phone skills, be self-motivated & organized. Please send resume to PO Box 752, Vincennes, IN 47591...
The Gables of Hudson, Senior Assisted Living Part time position available for reception work. Saturday & Sunday, 10am to 5pm and one evening per week. Stop in to fill out an application. 5400 Darrow Road, Hudson, Ohio 44236 Source: Akron Beacon Journal...
Company Confidential Florence, SC, 29501
Leasing Consultant for APT Complex in Florence F/T with benefits! Some Saturdays Req'd. Great pay& Bonus options. Sales experience a plus. Must be customer service oriented, have strong computer skills & be able to work in a face paced office environment. Email resume to *****. As Posted in the Florence Morning News...
Busy Ophthalmology office needs RECEPTIONIST/BILLER Mail resume to: 19335 Allen Rd., Brownstown MI 48183...
Company Confidential Amarillo, TX, 79166
PROPERTY MANAGER for 200+ units. Must be organized, have over-the-top customer service skills and property manager experience. Great pay and benefits. Email resumes to ***** or fax to 888-281-5286....
Company Confidential Amarillo, TX, 79166
We are currently looking for a Full Time Property Manager. Must have computer experience. Fax resume and salary requirements to: 806 358-2170 or email to: *****...
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Rate of Growth
10.30 %
Size of Industry in 2006:
22,603,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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