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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Admin/Clerical The Washington County Board of County Commissioners is currently accepting applications for Custodian The primary function of the Custodian is to ensure County facilities are cleaned and maintained. The Custodian position also orders, stocks, and maintains the cleaning and maintenance supplies needed for assigned County facilities. Minimum Training and Experience: Graduation from st...
Company Confidential Cottonwood, 86326
RECEPTIONIST 20 hours per week @ $10.00 per hour. Increased hours during Bowling For Kids Sake in February. General office duties. Must have good computer skills. Call Binnie for complete job description at 928-634-9789 or e-mail: *****...
Company Confidential Snow Hill, 28580
MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST/INTERPRETER A full-time Medical Office Receptionist/Interpreter is needed for the Pamlico Community Health Center. This position will be responsible for greeting visitors and patients to the Medical Center, obtaining intake information on new patients, updating information on established patients, verifying insurance information, assisting in the maintenance of medical records...
OFFICE MANAGER HOME CARE business looking for a motivated Office Manager in Conway. Must have good organization, people skills and have the determination to succeed in a competitive industry. Experience in management is key. A background in healthcare would be a positive, but is not required. Work hard and earn GREAT pay. Please send resumes to: *****...
Company Confidential Prescott, 86301
F/T BACK OFFICE PERSON Needed for a rapidly growing, fun medical office. Needs to be an energetic, detail oriented individual. If you are a multi tasker who likes people, that derives satisfaction from a job well done & would like to join our outstanding professional team, please contact us. We offer a great salary and benefit package and an exceptional work environment that encourages personal /...
Company Confidential Erie, PA, 16534
Payroll Clerk/Receptionist Local large service/cleaning corporation is seeking an energetic, detail-oriented individual with excellent computer, communication, and organizational skills to prepare and maintain all aspects of payroll and personnel and perform all receptionist/secretarial duties. Successful candidates should have at least a high school degree with additional training in computers, h...
Company Confidential Bishopville, SC, 29010
Part-time Office Assistant for Vision Center in Bishopville. Some experience preferred. Fax resume to 843-667-8897. As Posted in the Florence Morning News...
Receptionist If you are someone with basic math skills, good communication skills, have attention to detail and the ability to work independently and efficiently, we may have a position for you. We offer great pay & benefits and the opportunity for training and advancement. Send resume to ***** =...
Shelby, 28150
NewToday.jpg General BLANTON CARS is seeking an OFFICE ASSISTANT to aid Office Manager. Office exp a must. Bring resume & apply in person: 325 W Dixon Blvd, Shelby (beside Meineke). Ask for Daniel Miller....
Company Confidential TOLEDO, OH, 43697
CLERICAL - Full time. Two years' experience in customer service preferred. Proficient typing, computer skills (Microsoft Office) and good hand-writing required. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills including proper phone etiquette. May require some travel. Submit resume to ***** or call 800-430-7608, 12noon - 2:00p only and ask for Jeanne....
Receptionist/Administrative Assistant GAMBLE HOME SERVICES located in Freshfields Village on Kiawah Island has an immediate opening for a receptionist/administrative assistant. Candidate will answer phones, sign out keys, assist with reports, create reports on excel and word, handle various office administrative task, and assist fellow employees as necessary. Hours are from 8-5, but are flexible....
PARALEGAL experienced in construction litigation, preferably plaintiff's, for Mt. Pleasant firm. Salary of $40k to $54k, depending on experience. Full benefits, health insurance, retirement plan. Send cover letter and resume to ***** or P.O. Box 806, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464. Confidentiality respected....
Experienced Title Clerk Needed!! Amarillo Community F.C.U. seeking candidates with previous title work experience. Stable work history and self-motivation a must!! TX DL and good driving history required. Hourly Pay DOE. Benefits package available. Apply in person: 6100 I-40 W or email: *****...
Amlin, 43002
Office Assistant Strong Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Must be team player, high energy and accustomed to handling high net worth clients. Possess communication and writing skills. Lots of scheduling and projects. If you are interested in applying for this position, please email resume to: ***** nytdfj...
Miami, 33125
ADMINISTRATION We are seeking a dynamic individual. Applicant will be responsible to provide prompt, friendly and outstanding customer service to our clients. Major Tasks and Responsibilities: - Carry out general administrative duties. - Complete other projects as assigned. *****...
Detroit, 48201
ADMINISTRATION Seeking personable, dedicated, and quality professionals with experience in office management, administration, and executive support. So if you have the interest and qualifications, please apply to be considered .Compensation - $450/weekly. Forward your CV ***** nytdfj...
Non Profit The Brooklyn Volunteer Lawyers Project seeks Executive Director. Ideal candidate is atty admitted in NY with extensive NFP mgmt experience. Open to non-lawyer w/ the requisite senior mgmt, fundraising & administrative skills. To learn more - www.brooklynvlp.org/news/ search-committee By, 9/5/14 Send cover letter/res. to *****...
Midland, 79701
LEGAL SECRETARY A Midland law firm has an immediate opening for an experienced legal secretary. Primary areas of practice are estate planning and probate, guardianships, adoption, corporate and transactional law. Preferred candidates must have an intermediate proficiency level of MS Office and type 65+ wpm. Please send resume to ***** or FAX to 432.688.1390....
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Jax Design Office looking for customer focused, positive multi-tasker. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office and QuickBooks. General office, organizational and communication skills required. Fax resume to (904) 519-8922 or E-mail to *****...
Company Confidential Dallas, TX, 75287
Recruiter and Recruiting Coordinator opportunities: Healthcare Recruiter: High volume, full cycle recruiting. Maintain applicant tracking system(Taleo),Monitors and update list of vacant position. Must have 3+yrs of healthcare recruiting experience and Microsoft Office Suite. This is a temporary/contract position. $20.00-$28.00/per hr. Recruiting Coordinator: Manage and keep all job positions up-t...

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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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