Administrative Employment Information
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.
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.
Company Confidential Kerrville, TX, 78028
Hearing aid clinic in Kerrville is looking for a top-notch customer service-oriented person to serve as office manager. Will be responsible for daily operations as well as marketing to set appointments via outbound and inbound calls. This ideal candidate will have experience making cold calls to share information, sell products, and/or set appointments. Must be well-spoken, energetic, upbeat and p...
Company Confidential Pompano Beach, FL, 33062
Growing chain of hearing aid clinics has an opening in Pompano Beach and is looking for a top-notch customer service-oriented person to manage our office and to set appointments via outbound and inbound calls. This ideal candidate will have experience in an office setting and/or call center. Must be well-spoken, energetic, upbeat and professional with a steady work history. Work hours are 9:00-5:3...
This position offers a competitive salary of up to $110K DOE. One of San Francisco’s most cutting-edge Biotech Firms has an immediate opportunity for an Office Manager to join their team. This is an excellent opportunity to join a firm that fosters fantastic work-life balance and a unique culture that is team-oriented, collaborative and productive. We are looking for a performance-driven individua...
Small DTC law firm seeks receptionist/admin assistant to answer phones, maintain office and kitchen supplies, greet visitors, run errands and perform other general office tasks, in addition to word processing and document management projects. Must have exceptional organizational skills, be a self-starter and detail-oriented with a professional demeanor. Phone experience and technology expertise re...
Manpower is looking for Medical Collections Professionals in Columbus, GA Ideal candidates must have a minimum of 1-2 years extensive medical insurance claims experience. Candidates with 6 or more years of medical administrative experience that includes heavy medical claims experience in and across roles will also be considered. Shift: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm Pay: $11.00/hr If interested in this positio...
Description/Job Summary The Human Resources Assistant under the direction of the Vice President provides administrative and clerical support to the Vice President and Human Resources department team members. Responsibilities/Duties The Administrative Assistant will assist the Vice President and HR team with the following support: Assists HR department in carrying out various programs, initiatives...
Company Confidential Tampa, FL
Administrative Assistant needed for growing manufacturing company in Tampa, Florida. Responsibilities include - Provide clerical and administrative support for the plant - Distribute incoming mail and prepare outgoing mail correspondences. - Assist with all new hire paperwork and administering pre-employment testing. - Answer all incoming calls and handle reception desk including greeting visitors...
Prologis is the leading owner, operator and developer of industrial logistics real estate across the Americas, Europe and Asia. We create value by developing and managing a world-class portfolio of high-quality logistics and distribution facilities, serving customers and investors as an integral part of the global supply chain. Prologis is seeking a Property Management Administrative Assistant in...
Our client a Fortune 500 company located in the Parsippany area is seeking a Executive Assistant. Role will support the market team and provides necessary support to internal customers and departments. Responsibilities Include: - Arrange travel - Scheduling meetings - Preparing agendas - Correspondence - Maintaining records or files - Responding to visitors and phone calls Working hours: 8-5 -1-3...
This Full Time Receptionist position will be responsible for: Administrative functions - answering the phone, greeting visitors, mail, supplies, admin support to all departments Client Services Assistance - providing documentation and support information Production Support - assist with daily order processing, project support Hours 8:30 - 5:00 Salary Range $10.00 - $15.00 Skills/Experience Work re...
Medical Secretary The Greysmith Companies is seeking a top-notch Medical Secretary for one of Rhode Island’s most well respected Healthcare Networks. The primary role of the Medical Secretary is to provide administrative support to the physician, or group of physicians. The Medical Secretary will coordinate daily activities of the physician’s office and ensures smooth functioning of the physician’...
ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children and their families by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community. ANDRUS has an excitiANDRUS has an exciting opportunity in our Mental Health Division for a Temporary Front...
True Results is a leader in obesity disease management specializing in Lap Band, Gastric Sleeve and Gastric Bypass procedures. True Results provides access to an expert team of affiliated weight loss surgeons, healthcare professionals, surgical centers and support resources all dedicated to the care of bariatric patients. Our proprietary patient processes include free insurance verification servic...
Administrative Clerk Billerica, MA 1+ Year Contract Position RESPONSIBILITIES: Looking for someone with strong Admin, order entry, customer services along with SAP experience with order processing Needs to have manufacturing orders (such as for parts) and customer service experience. *Manage price/delivery inquiries, formal quote requests, sales orders, and service orders. This includes processing...
Company Confidential Richmond, VA
Medical Billing Representative Seeking an experienced FT Medical Billing Representative for a large medical group. Position requires individual to answer patient billing calls, follow-up on outstanding claims, appeal denials, as well as other billing functions. Minimum 2 years experience required. Please send resume with cover letter and salary requirements to: *****. No phon...
Job Description: Well-established Las Vegas company is seeking a receptionist with good phone skills. Position to start immediately. Excellent verbal communication skills, professional well-groomed appearance, positive attitude, and the ability to work in fast-paced environment!!. Receptionist duties to include greeting clients, answering phones, light typing, and filing. Send resumes Attn: S. Bor...
Job Description: This Administrative Assistant Position Features: ? Great Location in the greater Seattle Area ? Culturally Diverse Team ? Great Benefits And Compensation ? Great Pay to $40K Incredible position available in stable, high tech organization. Computer Software company has urgent need for an executive administrative assistant with enthusiasm for technology and offers a great location i...
Job Description: Tax Researchers Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search for several Tax Researchers in the Rochester area. If you meet the qualifications for the Tax Researcher listed below, please APPLY NOW. Responsibilities for the Tax Researcher include but are not limited to the following: - Working under general supervision, a Tax Researcher conducts research of tax data...
PRECOM SHIP’S ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Pascagoula, MS - 825 Company Overview: ICI Services is a mid-sized professional services company formed in 1999 by several long-term Navy government employees and contractors with the goal of delivering superior products and responsive service aligned to customers’ unique requirements and constrained budgets. We have achieved these objectives while facilita...
Company Confidential San Diego, CA, 92121
Description Our large Healthcare Organization is hiring 9 Network Recruiters to help with reaching out to potential clients to build rapport and educate them on the benefits of being part of our growing organization! Monday-Friday 8am-5pm $12-$13.50/hr. -Must be sharp, excellent communicators and comfortable working in a fast paced environment! Open to Recent Grad's with comparable experience and/...
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