Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive Career

Job Description: Perform routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers.


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Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$36,140

Median Hourly Wage

$17.38*

Total Employed Nationally

2,295,510


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.