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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Position Purpose Home Depot Exteriors is responsible for the Installation of premium Roofing, Siding, and Windows remodeling products offered in over 26 markets. The Installation Services Manager (ISM) is a critical role in the Home Services organization at The Home Depot. ISMs cover up to 3 districts based on geography. Their primary responsibilities are to drive quality and customer service thr...
Position Purpose Home Depot Exteriors is responsible for the Installation of premium Roofing, Siding, and Windows remodeling products offered in over 26 markets. The Installation Services Manager (ISM) is a critical role in the Home Services organization at The Home Depot. ISMs cover up to 3 districts based on geography. Their primary responsibilities are to drive quality and customer service thr...
Responsibilities Build and maintain product displays in compliance with company standards Maintain appropriate product levels in beverage sections and throughout accounts including shelf allocation and cold equipment. Maintain clean and organized back-room and manage trade breakage in assigned accounts Meet customer service expectations through daily communication, problem resolution, and appr...
Position Purpose Home Depot Exteriors is responsible for the Installation of premium Roofing, Siding, and Windows remodeling products offered in over 26 markets. The Installation Services Manager (ISM) is a critical role in the Home Services organization at The Home Depot. ISMs cover up to 3 districts based on geography. Their primary responsibilities are to drive quality and customer service thr...
Position Purpose Home Depot Exteriors is responsible for the Installation of premium Roofing, Siding, and Windows remodeling products offered in over 26 markets. The Installation Services Manager (ISM) is a critical role in the Home Services organization at The Home Depot. ISMs cover up to 3 districts based on geography. Their primary responsibilities are to drive quality and customer service thr...
HOME DEPOT EXTERIORS - 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 gutter products and installation services. The Home Depot, Home Services, Inc. provides customers with the every day value and uncompromising customer servic...
This position is located in our VA, Arlington facility Performs a variety of general administrative tasks in support of the day-to-day operations of an office, group or customer. 1. Performs a variety of general administrative tasks, such as preparing reports and correspondence, answering phones, filing, and sorting and distributing mail, in support of the day-to-day operations of an office, gro...
This position is located in our KY, Winchester facility The CMS Customer Service Representative I (CSR) is responsible for delivering general Marketplace information to callers. The CSRs use basic office equipment and technology such as telephones, email, and web browsers to perform their duties. The processes that the CSRs must follow are well defined and documented in standard operating procedu...
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...
FEEDER ASSOCIATE for a large package handling client based in South Seattle, Washington! This is a (2) months contract assignment. JOB DETAILS: Work Schedule: 3:00PM-12:00AM Pay Rate: $13.50 per hour JOB DESCRIPTION & DUTIES: Duties may include assigning trailers to drivers and inputting information into system, inputting time cards, checking trailer and volume forecasts and maintaining repor...
Arbour Hospital - Arbour Counseling Services in Boston’s Jamaica Plain area is currently seeking a Billing Specialist. Responsibilities include but aren't limited to – verifying insurance, authorization of services, insurance appeals, and daily communication with clinicians and insurance companies. The ideal candidate will bring experience in managing high volume outpatient billing. High energy, d...
Job Description: We are currently searching for an Administrative Assistant to work at our corporate headquarters in the South Bay area. Successful candidates will have excellent administrative skills and must be outcome-oriented. Proactive and detail orientation as well as superb organizational skills. Experience managing multiple calendars and appointments.The ability to work in a fast paced en...
Job Description: As a Receptionist for this well-known company the following skills are needed: You would be the first impression of this well-known company and, as such, a pleasant telephone voice is VITAL. Punctuality, being a team player, and flexibility are also necessary skills. ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES NEED RESPOND. Apply Today! We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will cons...
Manpower is currently hiring for Helper Coordinator for a large package handling client in Edison, NJ! Responsibilities: Reviewing the daily helper needs provided by the operations and coordinate the daily staffing of helpers Responsible for reviewing helper hours for accurate recording of time and assignments Work closely with the operation, communicating helper performance and administration...
Masco Contractor Services has an immediate opening for a Production Scheduler Specialist located in Lacey, WA. MCS is a group of independent companies operating under local business names that you know and trust. MCS is dedicated to providing outstanding service for builder customers by offering a wide range of installation capabilities, logistical know-how and unique services on a national level...
Manpower is currently hiring Administrative Assistant for a large package handling client in Indianapolis, Indiana! Schedule: 7:00am to 12:00pm Length of Assignment: 13 weeks Responsibilities: General administrative responsibilities include preparation of reports/presentations using various software packages and databases, compilation of information from various sources, and handling small sca...
CLINICAL SUPPLY SYSTEMS COORDINATOR Position is responsible for general purchasing oversight for the Clinical Department, with REACH Air Medical Services, an EMS helicopter and fixed-wing provider. Please visit our website to learn more! Apply at Website www.reachair.com...
ADMINISTRATIVE ASST. FULL CHARGE for small speaking & training co. Experience managing calendars, itineraries, agendas, contact data base, corresp. & follow ups. Exlnt. communication & ofc. skills req. Exp. a must. Sales exp. a plus. 30-40 hr./wk. 90-day trial. Email resume & refs. to *****...
Masco Contractor Services has an immediate opening for a Production Scheduler Specialist located in Lynnwood, WA MCS is a group of independent companies operating under local business names that you know and trust. MCS is dedicated to providing outstanding service for builder customers by offering a wide range of installation capabilities, logistical know-how and unique services on a national lev...
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Centaurus Financial in Cloverdale, CA seeks full time Admin. Assistant with excellent computer skills; Word, Excel, Internet. Strong writing and language skills. Customer service and detail oriented. Fax to Centaurus Financial, 707-894-4083...

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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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