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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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A Garland, TX General Construction Contracting Company seeking a full time Administrative/Secretarial employee with at least 2 years of prior experience. Duties: Assisting with all aspects of administrative management, directory maintenance, logistics, supply inventory and storage Coordinating between departments and operating units in resolving day-to-day administrative and operational problems S...
Position Overview Are you outgoing and customer-focused? Do you enjoy working with the public? If you answered yes to these questions, working for a State Farm independent contractor agent may be the career for you! State Farm agents are entrepreneurs who market only State Farm insurance and financial service products. Responsibilities Provide prompt, accurate, and friendly customer service. Servi...
Job Description: The Regional Assistant will provide administrative support to the Regional Manager in plant and office operations for multiple facilities. The right candidate for the Regional Assistant position must have the following: Essential Functions 1. Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills. 2. Must be very organized and detail oriented. 3. Must be adaptable to changes in th...
Job Description: This Receptionist Position Features: ? Fun Working Environment ? Variety Of Duties ? Company Invested In Your Success ? Great Pay to $45K Terrific opportunity for a professional individual ready to move ahead in a great position with the potential to grow in the company. As a receptionist for this dynamic Business Services company, you will be the first face their clients see. Res...
Job Description: Wonderful opportunity for a Document Auditing Clerk. This position will be responsible for scanning paperwork as well as auditing documents. Need great attention to detail. Paperwork is DMV related, so any previous knowledge is a bonus. This position has tons of potential and offers great benefits! We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified can...
Job Description: JUST OPENED!! This Administrative Assistant will perform at the highest level of administrative work. This position requires a high level of confidentiality and is expected to exercise strong initiative and independent judgment in addition to a high degree of knowledge of the organization and programs under this organizations jurisdiction sufficient to plan, evaluate, coordinate a...
Serco Inc. is a leading provider of professional, technology and management services focused on the federal government. We advise, design, integrate and deliver solutions that transform how clients achieve their missions. Our customer-first approach, robust portfolio of services and global experience enable us to respond with solutions that achieve outcomes with value. Headquartered in Reston, VA,...
ENTRY LEVEL POSITION FOR OUR FRONT DESK, WE NEED SOMEONE TODAY! We Will Train! Excel is now hiring for a self-motivated, energetic individual to fill our front desk administrative/recruiter position! We are one of the leading full service promotional marketing firms in the Kansas City area and we specialize in event marketing for a variety of clients through targeted retail campaigns. We have rece...
Excel Management *This position is entry level and full time. Only candidates living in the KANSAS CITY area please apply. Who We Are: EXCEL is a KANSAS CITY based, competitive, rapidly expanding marketing and sales firm. We have laid out an aggressive expansion plan to expand into new markets in 2014 and need career-minded, competitive, team-oriented people to add to the team. What We Do: Here at...
F/T Office Manager Position Available for an Apparel Company. We have an opening for a dependable, detail oriented person to handle AP/AR accounts plus be able to multi task and take on new challenges as they are given. Computer knowledge a must, with experience using xcel and word. 2 Year work experience preferred. Please come down to our location to fill up an application....
Excel Management *This position is entry level and full time. Only candidates living in the KANSAS CITY area please apply. Who We Are: EXCEL is a KANSAS CITY based, competitive, rapidly expanding marketing and sales firm. We have laid out an aggressive expansion plan to expand into new markets in 2014 and need career-minded, competitive, team-oriented people to add to the team. What We Do: Here at...
Our client is seeking an Administrative Assistant in Santa Clara, California (CA). This role will provide general administrative support including meeting scheduling, calendar management, purchase order management, and other related administrative activities. Daily interaction with employees will be required. Description: Our clients' Hardware Engineering team is looking for an experienced, qualif...
Our client is seeking an Office Clerk in Houston, TX. Duties: Assists department, performing any combination of clerical duties requiring general knowledge and application of various work methods and procedures that may be complex. Types or enters information into computer to prepare correspondence. Prepares, issues, and sends out receipts, bills, policies, invoices, statements, and checks. Conduc...
Our client is seeking an Import Export Administrator in Peabody, Massachusetts (MA). This proactive individual will be responsible for ensuring that all import and export activities for which the company is responsible are conducted in accordance with applicable U.S. and Foreign Government laws, rules and regulations. Serve as the company's principal interface with U.S. Customs and other agencies...
Our client is seeking a Business Analyst in New York, NY. This role will support Global F&O and OTCC Initiatives. Responsibilities: Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, task, and workflow analysis. Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, d...
Our client is seeking a Data Entry Operator in Cleveland, OH. These 2 positions will support remediation and be responsible for entry of tasks, learning and histories into our learner management system. Duties: Receive all documents and enter the data into the on-line system on the PC. Operate a data entry device to input and maintain lists and records. Create and update databases. Maintain a dail...
Our client is seeking an Account Documentation Processor in NYC. We need someone to assist Latam New York to process documentation already used for the opening of accounts. It will be a mix of Account Opening with filing and Business Quality Control (AML/KYC). AOS have the documentation organized in folders, and we will provide guidance/training to navigate required systems in order to be able to...
Our client is seeking an Administrative Assistant in NYC. As an Administrative Assistant, you will support a team of professionals in all facets of their daily business routine. You will perform diverse administrative functions requiring confidentiality, initiative, thoughtfulness, and follow-through. Roles and Responsibilities: Facilitate the on-boarding and on-going coordination of client mainte...
Our client is seeking a File / Data Entry Clerk in Owensboro, KY. Candidate will be responsible for managing in-office filing systems and inputs information from a variety of sources into a computer database. May take customer orders and enter them into a tracking system. High attention to detail with ability to work independently at consistent pace...
Our client is seeking a Business and Reporting Analyst in Chicago, IL. Candidate will be responsible for the data analysis and manipulation to validate process completion. Ability to build and maintain access databases. Building reports to communicate project progress and quality. Identify and escalate process issues and recommend process improvements. Assignment approximately 6 months BA or Finan...
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