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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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Middlesex Consulting Waltham, MA, 02453
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http://www.humanscale.com --This is a brand new Showroom in Downtown Seattle. --Showroom Manager exp. a plus! --Sales support exp required. Strong professional presence, multi-tasker, very well-spoken. --Exp. supporting multiple sales reps/managers preferred. --Must be strong with Word, Excel, and Outlook. --Exp. managing 1-3 people preferred. DESCRIPTION: The Office Manager is responsible...
Sales Support Administrator Company Information Anixter is a Fortune 500 company and a leading global supplier of communication and security products, electrical and electronic wire and cable, fasteners and other components. Our high-performing team works closely with customers and the community to better understand their business challenges specify cost-saving solutions and make informed purcha...
Job Description: $$$$. Great opportunity for a solid senior administrative assistant ready to hit the ground running and wow the executives. In this role for a solid financial services organization, you will perform administrative and office support activities for multiple supervisors which will include heavy calendaring as well as extensive travel arrangements. Duties may include fielding teleph...
Pontoon Solutions is currently looking for an Administrative Assistant for a client in the Herndon, VA area. The person needs to have at least 3-4 years of experience. In this role: Need to have experience with data entry. Prefer Kenexa experience and have experience editing information will be working in SharePoint Responsible for supporting the organizations applicant tracking system Exper...
Customer Service - Account Coordinator Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Operations Manager, Client & Vendor Services, this position is responsible for providing one stop account management for selected accounts. In addition, this position will track invoices and provide assistance in billing issues. Job Responsibilities:  Provide a single point of contact for each assigned account...
We have an immediate need for an Operations and Logistics Coordinator JOB DESCRIPTION Job Description: • The Operations and Logistics Coordinator operates as the regional focal point with customers, oversees and executes daily operation tasks. • Manages the logistics of customer requests in the preparation for a device move, add, or change. • Effectively interfaces with internal support...
If you’re a career-minded, motivated professional who values an environment of process improvement, modern technology, work/life balance, and creating tangible results this may be the opportunity for you! Become part of an innovative and growing project management firm that specializes in helping hospitals improve their financial performance through leadership solutions. We are looking for self-d...
Company Confidential Savannah, GA, 31406
Pain Management practice seeks a full-time Practice Manager to oversee daily operations in its new facility. Must have: at least three years of medical practice management experience (pain management specialty), strong knowledge of practice and ASC (Ambulatory Surgery Center) coding and billing practices, Joint Commission standards/compliance, strong computer skills, and experience working with el...
Company Confidential Cleveland, OH, 44120
Shaker Square area company is seeking an Executive Assistant for a full-time position. Duties and Responsibilities: Provide correspondence and office support to CEO, Manage communication flow: schedule calls/meetings and maintain calendar, Written and oral communication skills a must, Organizational skills and the ability to handle a variety of tasks. Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office produc...
Company Confidential Spring, TX, 77380
Seeking a strong Community Manager – The Woodlands Area A well-known management company is hiring a Community Property Manager for newly acquired community near the Woodlands Area (180 units). We're in need of established, professional, presentable Community Manager for the Woodlands area. Current/recent multi-family housing experience is an absolute requirement; proficient in Onesite, excellent...
Exciting opportunity for a Experienced Medical Office Receptionist Part Time We are currently seeking a medical receptionist for an Outpatient physical therapy clinic located in Newark, OH. We seek a strong, experienced, dependable, responsible, and multi-tasked individual who can keep the front office running smoothly! This will be a 30 hour work week or more. THIS IS A HANDS ON POSITION! MUST ...
Very busy OB/GYN practice looking for an experienced FT/Medical Records Clerk Must have EHR medical records experience in a physician office setting Must be able to provide excellent customer service to the patients while performing some of these job duties: Scanning and filing of electronic health records Pulling and filing charts Chart preparation Processing of patient medical record relea...
Imagine being part of a team of an experienced quality focused team who work on highly visible, technically challenging projects. As the Quality Specialist, you will be responsible for providing administrative support for the Global Quality organization in terms of coordinating, scheduling, organizing, analyzing, reporting and recording quality requirements. Major Areas of Accountability: ​​Serv...
--Fast growing Audio Visual Rental Company has an immediate opening for an Accounts Receivable Clerk. This position reports directly to the Controller. This person will be responsible for all accounts receivable related administrative functions, including: • Collections: Contacting delinquent customers via phone/email to secure payment • Assisting with printing and mailing of statements • Revie...
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 servi...
Avison Young is the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm. We are seeking a detail-oriented Administrative Coordinator to join the Boston team. The key responsibilities of the Administrative Coordinator include, but are not limited to the following: Administrative Responsibilities: • Provide support to the team in technology applications, i.e., CRM, Creative Suites, In-Des...
Job Summary: Responsible for the complete management of a project from the planning phase though final completion and delivery to the client. Responsible for the day to day contact with and for the client and is responsible for meeting project fiduciary requirements and time schedules. Essential Job Duties: Monitor all phases of a project and promptly address any changes to the original scope o...
Description The future of television is here - Dish OTT ( not the actual brand name ). Internet television or OTT (over-the-top) is rapidly evolving and will reshaping how we watch TV. We are the future of live and on-demand streaming video, a pioneer in internet-delivered television and the mobile access of entertainment. We are seeking a Device Marketing Manager to join our Denver, CO - based t...
Job Summary: Under general supervision, performs a variety of specialized and custom tasks to provide process compliance, quality control, project initiation and close out, and administrative support for a team of transaction managers. Maintain confidentiality of Sales, Marketing, Client, and proprietary information and data in all communications. Position requires in-depth knowledge of Sales and...

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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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