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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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About the Organization The Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Wellbeing will be a newly formed not-for-profit organization seeking to enrich and enhance the lives of people within the metropolitan New York area. By providing a variety of meditation offerings and engaging constituents in thoughtful interactions to improve mindfulness, share perspectives, achieve balance, and reduce stress, the Center...
Office Administrator wanted for art related business in Grosse Pointe area. We are searching for a polished professional to handle a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks and able to work independently with little or no supervision. This person must be exceedingly well organized, flexible and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting a small office. Resourceful a...
Our client is seeking a receptionist for their Corpus Christi, TX location. for this position the receptionist will be responsible for serving visitors by greeting, welcoming, and directing them appropriately; notifies company personnel of visitor arrival; maintains security and telecommunications system. Duties will include: Welcomes visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answe...
CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE SUMMER IS HERE! START A NEW CAREER! HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE GRADUATES WELCOME START A NEW CAREER WITH A GREAT EXPANDING COMPANY! Phoenix Management is a wholesale distribution company based in Middlesex, NJ. Our supplier is one of the nations largest fragrance manufacturers and has been in business for more than 35 years. What makes Phoenix Management unique is that...
Description DISH supports more than 150 DISH In-Home Services (IHS) offices that deliver DISH products and services to customers across the country. The IHS organization encompasses thousands of talented and dedicated employees who serve in roles including Technicians, Resource Planners, Analysts, Training and Quality Assurance Reps and Management to deliver the industry's best products and servic...
Description DISH supports more than 150 DISH In-Home Services (IHS) offices that deliver DISH products and services to customers across the country. The IHS organization encompasses thousands of talented and dedicated employees who serve in roles including Technicians, Resource Planners, Analysts, Training and Quality Assurance Reps and Management to deliver the industry's best products and servic...
Description DISH supports more than 150 DISH In-Home Services (IHS) offices that deliver DISH products and services to customers across the country. The IHS organization encompasses thousands of talented and dedicated employees who serve in roles including Technicians, Resource Planners, Analysts, Training and Quality Assurance Reps and Management to deliver the industry's best products and servic...
Provides office management and administrative support at CEXEC's Washington DC office. Responsibilities include travel planning, word processing, preparing and processing purchase orders, preparing presentations, reviewing and editing documents, filing, and supporting recruiting efforts. Provides administrative support to several Project Managers and staff. Coordinates with Corporate HR, Finance a...
Position Description: AutoMatch USA is committed to delivering the most enjoyable and rewarding customer experience possible. Our equation for success is providing the highest quality automobiles available at the best prices, combined with top-notch customer and mechanical service. We help match our customers with the automobile that best fits their personal style, requirements and expectations. A...
Position Description: The mission of the Billing Clerk is to accurately record the sale, profit and commissions payable on all sold units, and to maintain accurate accounting of vehicle inventories and other scheduled accounts relating to car deals. Essential Job Functions: Bill all car deals and post into accounting Insure all monies paid for retail and wholesale deals are timely and correct Hand...
Position Description: AutoMatch USA is committed to delivering the most enjoyable and rewarding customer experience possible. Our equation for success is providing the highest quality automobiles available at the best prices, combined with top-notch customer and mechanical service. We help match our customers with the automobile that best fits their personal style, requirements and expectations. A...
Position Description: AutoMatch USA is committed to delivering the most enjoyable and rewarding customer experience possible. Our equation for success is providing the highest quality automobiles available at the best prices, combined with top-notch customer and mechanical service. We help match our customers with the automobile that best fits their personal style, requirements and expectations. A...
Position Description: POM Wonderful is a dynamic, fast-growing company dedicated to creating a global business based on the healthfulness of pomegranates. This vertically integrated organization is the worldwide leader in fresh California pomegranates and various pomegranate-based products, including its 100% pomegranate juices and innovative juice blends that are sold in an iconic double-bubble b...
To apply to this Administrative Assistant position in Glenview, IL you must email your resume directly to Andria Goff at ***** In the subject line of your email type the words “Administrative Assistant” Our client is seeking a highly motivated Administrative Assistant to join its Corporate in Glenview, IL. The individual in this position will work on a variety of administrati...
Parker&Lynch is partnering with a non-profit to hire a Grants Administrator in the St. Louis, Missouri area. This is great role to get yourself in at the ground-floor of a growing organization with a great cause! The Grants Administrator Job Responsibilities are: -The Grants Administrator is responsible for the administration of all government grants and restricted gifts including compliance, budg...
Our client is looking for a Director of Administration and Operations for a renewable energy company. This is a part-time job to start out with the potential of becoming a full time role. Qualified candidates should possess the following skills: Major Responsibilities: • Working together with the CEO to develop and implement an appropriate plan to establish and develop the key support functions at...
Receptionist/Administrative Assistant needed for Great Suffolk County Company!! Receptionist Job Purpose: - Serves visitors by greeting, welcoming, and directing them appropriately; notifies company personnel of visitor arrival; maintains security and telecommunications system. Receptionist Job Duties: - Welcomes visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inqu...
Exciting career and income opportunity with Accounting Principals - Ajilon!! We have an immediate need for an experienced B2B sales professional to join our Woodland Hills, california team. As a Business Development Specialist with Accounting Principals - Ajilon you will be assigned an exclusive sales territory and be responsible for: * New Business Development * Direct and Indirect Recruiting * C...
A Receptionist job in Jersey Village, TX is currently being filled through Ajilon Professional Staffing. Candidates should have one to three years of experience in this role to be considered for the position. In this role you will provide answering all incoming calls, will greet all visitors in a friendly manner, assist the accounting department process invoices, and order supplies. The pay is $13...
Data-Entry Processing Contract Job in Overland Park, KS We are searching to hire several Data-Entry processors for a 2-month contract job assignment. This job will be Monday-Friday and the standard hours of 8:00am-5:00pm. Must have a background of reviewing line items and updating forms. Will be processing new requests from existing and new clients. Must be able to type 50wpm and over 9,000kph. Th...
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Rate of Growth
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Size of Industry in 2006:
22,603,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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