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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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Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. Our people make the difference. We're looking for the best and bri...
Administrative Assistant Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. Our people make the difference. We're lo...
Executive Administrative Assistant Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. Our people make the difference....
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...
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...
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...
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 Description KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS SOLUTIONS USA, INC. seeks a bright, dependable, and personable BRANCH ADMINISTRATOR to use your customer and PC skills to support the branch sales team. This is a very visible position: an integral part of the sales organization designed for a strong candidate looking for a career. RESPONSIBILITIES: Checking sales orders for completeness Inputting sales ...
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...
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 Description KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS SOLUTIONS USA, INC. seeks a bright, dependable, and personable BRANCH ADMINISTRATOR to use your customer and PC skills to support the branch sales team. This is a very visible position: an integral part of the sales organization designed for a strong candidate looking for a career. RESPONSIBILITIES: Checking sales orders for completeness Inputting sales ...
Job Description KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS SOLUTIONS USA, INC. seeks a bright, dependable, and personable BRANCH ADMINISTRATOR to use your customer and PC skills to support the branch sales team. This is a very visible position: an integral part of the sales organization designed for a strong candidate looking for a career. RESPONSIBILITIES: Checking sales orders for completeness Inputting sales ...
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...
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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...
Description Medical Records Technician will provide real-time charting for the physicians in the busy medical office by shadowing them throughout their shifts and performing a variety of tasks including recording patients' history and chief complaints, transcribing details of the physical exam, ordering x-rays, recording diagnostic test results, and preparing plans for follow-up care. Qualificat...
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...
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...
Description East Memphis Medical Specialists are looking for an experienced Medical Receptionist to help with front desk and filing in the office. Description The Medical Receptionist will provide support with daily activities of a busy medical office: telephone coverage; appointment scheduling; patient registration; check in/out; enter charges and patient referrals. Greets and directs patien...

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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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