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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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Knauer Piano's prominent music school in Tarzana is hiring a full time office manager effective December 15th. Looking for a competent office manager who enjoys people, has good computer skills, detailed orientated, excellent at follow up. Job responsibilities including but not limited to: Answer phones and explain the benefits of our music school Register students Schedule and greet students ...
Church is looking for a morning part-time admin assistant for the following main duties: preparing weekly bulletins, monthly newsletter and other reports; maintain data records; receive phone call, deliveries and visitors. Qualified candidates should be reliable, discreet, as well as a self-starter/independent worker; be accurate and have good spelling skills; have excellent knowledge of Microsof...
Well established, centrally located, Denver service company seeking mature, responsible, presentable office administrator. Duties to include answering 6 line phone system, greet and assist retail customers, showroom organization, collection and payment correspondence, and general office administrative duties. General computer skills and Quickbooks experience a must. Casual office setting. Hours ar...
The Home Depot, Home Services, Inc. provides in home sales and service to The Home Depot’s growing base of "do it for me" customers. Our services include a full line of replacement windows, siding, roofing, fencing and gutters products and installation services. The Home Depot, Home Services, Inc. provides customers with the every day value and uncompromising customer service that has made The Hom...
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...
Job Summary: Under general supervision, performs a variety of specialized and custom tasks to provide administrative support for a team of sales professionals. Maintain confidentiality of Sales, Marketing, Client, and proprietary information and data in all communications. Position requires in-depth knowledge of Sales and Marketing administrative and operational policy and procedure and general b...
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...
Job Summary: Manage and direct the operations of each property to which assigned, at the least possible cost to produce the maximum return on the investment dollars, maintaining the property at the established levels of protection, care and maintenance. Essential Job Duties: Maintain appropriate standards of physical maintenance and housekeeping. Establish and monitor preventive maintenance sch...
Sentara Healthcare is currently recruiting for a Coding Educator. This position is located in Virginia Beach, VA. Job Summary/Purpose: Responsible for coordinating and executing coding staff development, competency and training programs are established and maintained to ensure the coding school students and coding staff's quality accurately reflects the documentation in the health record. Oversee...
Sentara Healthcare is currently recruiting for a RAC Auditor. This position is located in Virginia Beach, VA Job Summary/Purpose: The RAC Auditor is responsible for determining that clinical necessity that supports the claim in accordance with the respective contract and also coordinates the disposition of the denied claim with the appropriate personnel. The RAC Auditor performs a number of...
SUMMARY This position is responsible for greeting company visitors, guests, and vendors and answering incoming calls. This position is expected to possess a full working knowledge of a Definity Communication Console System. This position requires a friendly personality, a clean and neat appearance, and positive attitude. Discretion and integrity are recognized requirements for this position as it...
ATK is an aerospace, defense, and commercial products company with operations in 22 states, Puerto Rico, and internationally. ATK offers a fast-forward environment for analytical and creative thinkers. Our organization is built on a foundation of outstanding talent and is committed to growing the skills of our workforce. ATK employees experience challenges of national and international significanc...
Job Description Role and Responsibilities Supervise a team of inbound/outbound contact center professionals to include, but not limited to, motivating a team to reach/exceed goals, reporting, controlling expenses, and HR/disciplinary action. Provide consistent coaching and development to staff including, but not limited to, ongoing training, quality monitoring, delivering disciplinary actions, a...
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Accurately and efficiently track and maintain all pilot training records and requirements; Ensure that all pilot training records (both electronic and paper) are kept up to date; Keep support/admin training records up to date; Work closely with Training Department Team as well as other departments; Data entry on various programs such as Oracle, E-Courseware, Share...
For more than 50 years, HEICO Corporation, a NYSE traded company, has thrived by serving niche segments of the aviation, defense, space and electronics industries by providing innovative and cost-saving products and services. HEICO’s high-energy culture focuses our Team Members’ on providing high quality products and services to our customer base, which is made up of most of the world’s airlines a...
Selection and assignment of actual work commencement will be contingent on actual contract award. Possible location is China Lake Naval Weapons Center, CA. Global Technical Services, LLC (GTS) is seeking a temporary full-time General Clerk III for an at China Lake Naval Weapons Center, CA. Responsible for performing daily office tasks such as filing, recording, maintaining records, copying, and o...
Deputy Clerk I - II - Clerks Office: This position performs duties related to maintaining case file information for Superior Court in accordance with the procedures set forth in Revised Code of Washington, Rules of Court, bargaining unit contract and departmental policies and procedures. Manage juries for both Superior Court and District Court. Assist public, legal community, and state and local ...
SCANNER OPERATOR Document Image Scanner Operator Temp FT position Operating production scanner with various electronic document management software. Knowledgeable and experienced with Microsoft applications. Clean background check required. Please send resume to: Fireside Office Solutions PO BOX 2116 Bismarck, ND 58502-2116 or apply online firesideos.com...
The Secretary/Receptionist is responsible for greeting the public at PCBH, answer incoming calls, and providing secretarial support. The successful candidate will work Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Provo Canyon Behavioral Hospital is an 80 bed facility serves the adolescent, adult, and senior population with excellence. We are located in Orem, Utah and a member of Universal Health...
Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent The Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau School District is seeking a full time Administrative Assistant. For further info, please go to: http://goo.gl/WsC2eT...

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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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