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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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DescriptionIN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE A MORE HEALTHY, SAFE AND SATISFYING ENVIRONMENT TO OUR EMPLOYEES, INDIVIDUALS TO WHOM JOB OFFERS ARE EXTENDED MAY UNDERGO NICOTINE TESTING AS A PART OF THE PRE-EMPLOYMENT PROCESS. To effectively handle communications and codes through the switchboard and to relay calls and messages to the proper person or department using a pleasant, clear phone voice and proper ...
NEED CANDIDATES IN THE FORT LAUDERDALE AND SUNRISE AREA!!! 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 val...
Description Job Summary This position is responsible for overall development and management of the day-to-day office operation of the Orthopaedic Surgery Department at a designated practice location. The Office Manager implements and maintains quality patient care and throughput by planning and coordinating department activities. The Manager is responsible for building and maintaining profession...
Description Obtain patient demographic information, obtain insurance information, verify insurance benefits, obtain authorizations, collect monies due from patients, obtain signatures on applicable forms. Qualifications Previous registration/collection experience; computer literate; customer service background....
Does working in the company of people who share the passion and vision of creating a better world through learning speak to you? Perhaps you belong here. As a growing organization, we are constantly on the lookout for talented, passionate people. Are you ready to help us make the world a better place? Maybe it’s time to graduate to the most important work of your career. When parents entrust us...
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...
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...
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...
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...
POSITION PURPOSE 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 through management of the relationship with Service Providers (installer companies) bases on geographic location, relative skills and capabilities, ...
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...
Position yourself at the forefront of the education revolution. • Are you interested in helping to make a long-term impact on the future of students and their families? • Are you an individual who embraces taking on significant ownership and responsibility from the day you begin a new job? • Are you looking for a role where the demands are high but so is the job satisfaction? If you answered Y...
POSITION PURPOSE 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 through management of the relationship with Service Providers (installer companies) bases on geographic location, relative skills and capabilities, ...
Description This position will register patients. Verifies insurance and collects pertinent patient information and data. Collects, deductibles, co-pays and flat rates. Qualifications Required Training/Education/Experience/Certification: (1) High school diploma or equivalent (2) Minimum of 12 months clerical experience (3) Proficiency in Microsoft products, database management and entry and ...
Responsible for supervising the warehousing and shipping of incoming and outgoing materials. Supervises warehouse personnel. - Staff, train, evaluate and develop team members. - Supervise the daily activities of the warehouse. - Schedule warehouse team members to meet the demands of the facility. - Allocate necessary space for stock rotation. - Assist and maintain appropriate inventory levels...
Job Summary: Manage and direct the operations of each building to which assigned, at the least possible cost to produce the maximum return of the investment dollar. Essential Job Duties: 1. Responsible for the day-to-day operational management of all aspects of the property(ies) to assure maintenance of approved quality standards. 2. Coordinates all fire, life safety and other safety programs ...
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. The Administrative Specialist will p...
Description The Practice Coordinator provides support with daily activities of a medical office including greeting patients, telephone coverage, appointment scheduling, patient registration, and patient referrals. This position answers the telephone and either responds to inquiry, directs caller to appropriate personnel, or initiates a triage email for response by medical personnel. Schedules app...
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 an Digital Marketing General Manager to join our Denver, CO...
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 General Manager Direct Marketing to join our Denver, CO -...

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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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