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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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Company Confidential Dallas, TX
Executive Assistant to the CEO/Owner of our client, a privately-owned Park Cities area rapidly growing Dallas consulting company of approximately 100 employees with clients throughout the U.S. that is known as the industry leader in its specialty. Reply in absolute confidentiality. Responsibilities Assume overall responsibility for providing all administrative support that the CEO requires and per...
Title: IT - Help Desk Administrator Location: Princeton , NJ Job Title: IT - Help Desk Administrator Job Description: Purpose: Supports Mobile Wireless devices and systems. Executes and maintains processes that enable users to gain access to Outlook properties on mobile devices which gains leverage for the entire organization Responsibilities: -Provide overall day to day support of troubleshooting...
Career Opportunities Working at Freight Handlers is more than a job. It's a career. A company where you can pursue new and rewarding job opportunities as you gain experience and demonstrate success. FHI prides itself on helping associates reach their full potential by providing leadership training and encouraging associates to take advantage of new job opportunities that become available as the co...
Varel International manufactures drill bits for the global oil & gas drilling community as well as for the mining, industrial, construction, and water well drilling communities. We are currently seeking a Executive Administrative Assistant our Houston, Texas location. SUMMARY: The Executive Administrative Assistant position has access to highly confidential information and discretion is essential;...
Company Confidential Woburn, MA, 01801
Responsibilities: • Data entry of patient information • Call insurance companies to verify patient information • Ensure that all information is properly inputted into multiple systems • Communicate with remote employees and customers as necessary • Other administrative duties possible Requirements: • High School Diploma required • Strong data entry skills • Prior experience working with a computer...
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE / COLLECTIONS REPRESENTATIVE Power Products Services, a leading distributor for Diesel Engines and Power Generation representing seven well known Industrial manufacturers; is seeking an Accounts Receivable / Collections representative Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet critical deadlines. Automotive or distributor accounting experience a PLUS. Daily interactio...
Experienced Property Manager needed for a 373 unit Scattered Site Property in Hartford, CT. Responsibilities include but not limited to; overseeing all the day-to-day operations of the property; preparation of budgets, vendor relations and ensuring financial and physical health of the property. Prior experience in Section 8, compliance which includes but not limited to certifications, recertificat...
Do you like to make people feel special? Do you have a sunny positive personality with an “I CAN” attitude coupled with a sense of humor? Do you have an upbeat telephone voice? Do you meet challenges with enthusiasm and passion? We are seeking a special self-disciplined individual to join our team of winners. You must have at least two years experience in the dental or hospitality industries and b...
The ideal candidate is professional with an upbeat attitude, loves working in the Dental field and has an “I CAN” attitude. We are looking for a dedicated long term employee who will bring a strong positive personality to our practice to maintain existing patients and to help increase our new patient base too. YOU MUST HAVE AT LEAST TWO YEARS OF DENTAL FRONT OFFICE AND FINANCIAL/INSURANCE EXPERIEN...
Administrative Assistant Medical office located in Mt Pleasant SC Looking for a Front Desk associate. This position is Part Time and has flexible hours. This medical office has been servicing the area for several years and has built a reputation of excellence with our patients. Requirements: A minimum of 2- 3 years working in medical office. 2 year’s experience in scheduling patients and work orde...
Company Confidential New York City, NY, 10001
Immediate Start: - Min 3+ years in office admin work. - Experience in the construction industry a plus. - Experience using any construction software a plus. - Be responsible for sending customer invoices / proposals / change orders. - Data entry and document control - must be extremely organized and efficient. - Job Scheduling, calendar entry, keeping track of employee hours and expenses. - Assist...
www.WCWengineers.com WCW Engineers, Inc. is a dynamic, growing, nationally recognized Consulting Engineering Firm with an opening for the position of Part Time Office/Accounting Assistant. Responsibilities include general office duties such as answering phones/screening phone calls, front desk reception, correspondence, data entry, filing/archiving, and assisting with invoicing and monthly stateme...
InkJet Inc., is a major supplier of customized OEM and 3rd party inks for continuous inkjet printers (CIJ) used in the industry. Willis manufacturing facility is seeking a highly motivated Nozzle Lab Assistant. Required Skills: · Must have a lot of patience, and attention to detail · Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures in parts fabrication Job Responsibilities Include: ·...
Company Confidential Los Angeles, CA, 90021
Duties and qualifications include but are not limited to: · -Type, proof read and forward all purchase orders and purchase order breakdowns with pertinent information to the designated overseas suppliers. Follow up to ensure the purchase orders and pro forma invoices are received in a timely manner. · -Coordinate, schedule and book merchandise to be brought in containers in a timely manner. Commun...
Please note this is a 2 months contract position Skills: MS Office, Supporting Director Level Personnel, BS Degree (+) Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma 5 years of secretarial/administrative experience supporting leadership staff Managing for results - ability to plan, organize, and successfully handle multiple tasks, ability to work under pressure Communication - excellen...
Office Manager Architectural Support Group, Inc d/b/a ASG, Inc. Job Description: ASG, a four person firm, is seeking a full time Office Manager. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 to 5:30 pm. Primary responsibilities will be to run the office and provide support to the architectural staff. These duties include general office and secretarial support, including but not necessarily limited to, typ...
The Brewer-Garrett Company, a mechanical engineering contractor located in Middleburg Heights, Ohio, has an outstanding opportunity available in it's dynamic Energy Services department. The Energy Services team implements energy conservation measures and utilizes the most strategic, cost effective demand side management strategies to reduce overall energy costs. Due to our continued growth, we hav...
Kusske Financial is an independent financial planning firm. Since 1990 we have been helping clients achieve financial independence. Our team of Certified Financial Planners share their personal and professional experience to develop customized financial plans. We are looking for an independent individual to assist our planners by: o Preparing applications for brokerage, investment advisory, REIT,...
American Personnel has teamed with one of the fastest growing companies in Massachusetts in order to fill a Data Specialist role. Are you looking to start a career with a company that offers unlimited growth potential? Do you thrive in a fast paced environment and have great organizational skills? If so this job is for you. Qualified Data Specialist candidates will have 1-2 years office experience...
Real Estate business owner seeks personal assistant/ bookkeeper with strong computer skills to handle the bookkeeping and administrative aspects of several businesses and their household. Admin/Personal Assistant- The assistant will maintain appointments and meeting schedule, and ensure accurate and timely submission of requests for expense reimbursement, oversee business and travel arrangements,...
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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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