Information About Executive Secretaries And Administrative Assistants

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Training

Executive secretaries and administrative assistants need work experience in a related occupation.

Degrees for Executive secretaries and administrative assistants
Training for Executive Secretaries And Administrative Assistants
Percent
Less than High School 2.6
High School 33.0
Some College 34.6
Associates Degree 13.1
Bachelors Degree 14.1
Masters Degree 2.1
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.4

Employment

Represents about 1,594,000 people in the United States- 1.3% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 204,000 more executive secretaries and administrative assistants but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 419,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, executive secretaries and administrative assistants make $23.13 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Executive secretaries and administrative assistants $14.50 $17.50 $21.90 $27.70 $34.10
Office and administrative support occupations $9.13 $11.40 $15.00 $20.00 $25.90
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, executive secretaries and administrative assistants make $48,120 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Executive secretaries and administrative assistants $30,320 $36,520 $45,580 $57,700 $71,020
Office and administrative support occupations $18,980 $23,760 $31,250 $41,590 $53,880
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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