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Secretaries and Administrative Assistants

Perform routine clerical duties such as organizing files or answering phone calls.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Below the statewide median
$20.01 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Shrinking
Growth rate:  -8.9%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Enter information into databases or software programs.
  • Operate computers or computerized equipment.
  • Report maintenance or equipment problems to appropriate personnel.
  • Search files, databases or reference materials to obtain needed information.
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Job Title Examples:

Administrative Assistant
Administrative Secretary
Office Assistant

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