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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Benefits Assistant We are looking for motivated and confident people to be a part of our health care team. We offer a competitive salary and benefits are available. If you are a person dedicated to providing quality care, please call or email your resume to: Daybreak Venture, LLC 401 N. Elm Street, Denton, TX 76201 Fax: 940-535-5197 ***** For other job opportunit...
Friendly person needed for office help/cashier. Computer exp., shipping, schedule horses. Apply in person only. Oklahoma Horseshoeing School, 26446 Horseshoe Circle, Purcell OK. No phone calls or emails. This job listing brought to you by The Norman Transcript...
RECEPTIONIST (FT, M-F, 8a-5p) Blue Heron Communications seeking personable and cheerful individual with good communication skills to join our team. Duties include greeting guests, answering & directing calls, logging & distributing mail/packages, reading & clipping periodicals/websites, other duties. MS Word & Excel, Apple Mail. Send resume' and salary requirements to *****. Th...
BROOKSTONE SUITES Has The Following Openings Part-time Business Office Manager. Responsibilities included but are not limited to: Customer service, answering incoming calls, filing, marketing & directing activities for our current residents. Part-time Housekeeping Apply in person at: Brookstone Suites 505 W. Temple Ave. (Located by the Hospital) This job listing brought to you by The Effi...
RECEPTIONIST with MS Office experience. Fulltime, with benefits. Please mail resume: Ellerly Homestyles, 107 Tom Starling Rd. Fayetteville NC 28306....
Knauer Pianos prominent music school in Tarzana is hiring a full time office manager effective December 15th. Looking for a competent office manager who loves people, has good computer skills, detailed orientated, excellent at follow up. Mindbody software experience is helpful. Job responsibilities: Answer phones and explain the strengths and benefits of our music school Input client informatio...
This position is located in our TX, Houston facility The Administrative Assistant II is responsible for performing and coordinating an office's administrative activities and storing, retrieving, and integrating information for dissemination to staff and clients. The Administrative Assistant I is responsible for a variety of administrative and clerical duties necessary to run an organization. The ...
This position is located in our IL, Chicago facility The DLP Administrator is responsible for overseeing and directing the activities of contract personnel providing support within a particular DLP and Application Development area under this contract. The DLP Administrator shall supervise all DLP Programmers within each facility. The DLP Administrator's responsibilities will included but are not ...
This position is located in our VA, McLean facility General Dynamics Information Technology is currently seeking skilled Executive Assistants that will be able to prerform various advanced administrative and secretarial duties in support of our Customer. The candidate will perform but will not be limited to the following responsibilities: Extensive administrative background performing various ad...
This position is located in our TX, Austin facility The Administrative Assistant I is responsible for performing and coordinating an office's administrative activities and storing, retrieving, and integrating information for dissemination to staff and clients. The Administrative Assistant I is responsible for a variety of administrative and clerical duties necessary to run an organization. The Ad...
This position is located in our MD, Ft Detrick facility Clearance Requirement: NACLC (current). The contractor shall constantly be aware and of, and sensitive to, information flows that contain items of interest to or that are the action of the responsibility of the Program Manager and Deputy Program Manager; i.e. vendor contracts, invoices, and financial reports. The contractor shall successful...
This position is located in our VA, Fairfax facility The successful Executive Assistant will support and assist the Vice President and General Counsel and other Department Attorneys in a variety of diversified tasks as described below. • Provide secretarial and administrative support to include: o Organize and maintain the Legal Department File Room, including research files, litigation jackets...
This position is located in our DC, Washington facility Performs a variety of routine clerical duties in support of an office, group, or customer. 1. Performs a variety of clerical duties such as photocopying, compiling records, filing, data entry, and distributing mail. 2. Sends faxes and collects incoming faxes; distributes to appropriate personnel. 3. Collects, sorts, and distributes incomi...
*TOP JOB* EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT Cameron Memorial Community Hospital, a 25-bed critical access hospital has an opening for an experienced Executive Assistant. This position reports directly to the CEO and supports the COO and CFO. A Successful candidate will have the ability to communicate well both verbally and written; a high level of organizational skills; ability to work well under simul...
This position is located in our MN, Eagan facility The Administrative Assistant I is responsible for performing and coordinating an office's administrative activities and storing, retrieving, and integrating information for dissemination to staff and clients. The Administrative Assistant I is responsible for a variety of administrative and clerical duties necessary to run an organization. The Adm...
This position is located in our TX, Houston facility The Administrative Assistant I is responsible for performing and coordinating an office's administrative activities and storing, retrieving, and integrating information for dissemination to staff and clients. The Administrative Assistant I is responsible for a variety of administrative and clerical duties necessary to run an organization. The A...
This position is located in our MA, Needham facility Performs complex administrative and analytical tasks in support of a contract program. 1. Performs administrative and analytical tasks in support of a contract program. 2. Assists in developing plans, including budgets and schedules, and monitoring tasks, to meet contractual/project requirements for assigned program. 3. Assists senior person...
Seeking a dynamic Associate Administrator to assist running 293-bed skilled nursing/rehabilitation center. Will help shape and direct operations and ensure resident services, compliance with government regulations and facility policies. Ideal candidate will have proven experience as an Assoc. Administrator or Administrator in a small facility. Must have solid knowledge of reimbursement and funding...
This position is located in our IN, Indianapolis facility The Administrative Assistant II is responsible for performing and coordinating an office's administrative activities and storing, retrieving, and integrating information for dissemination to staff and clients. The Administrative Assistant I is responsible for a variety of administrative and clerical duties necessary to run an organization....
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Primarily responsible to provide support to department manager, among which includes answering phones, screening and disbursing of income calls in a professional manner. Must keep office operations and activities organized and moving forward. Must possess strong communication skills, effectively collaborate with a variety of people and job functions, and accomplishi...

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Rate of Growth
6.80 %
Size of Industry in 2006:
22,470,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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