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What is an Administrative Support Worker?

Administrative Support Worker Job Description All office and administrative support workers not listed separately.

Other Administrative Support Worker Job Titles

  • News Clipping Cutter
  • Automobile Contract Clerk
  • Newspaper Stuffer
  • Prize Coordinator
  • Waterway Traffic Checker

What Kind of Administrative Support Worker Job Opportunities Are There?

In 2016, there was an estimated number of 243,200 jobs in the United States for Administrative Support Worker. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 9.1% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 22,200 new jobs for Administrative Support Worker by 2026. The BLS estimates 29,400 yearly job openings in this field.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Administrative Support Workers in U.S.

The states with the most job growth for Administrative Support Worker are Utah, Arizona, and Nevada. Watch out if you plan on working in West Virginia, Wyoming, or Vermont. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Average Administrative Support Workers Salary

The salary for Administrative Support Workers ranges between about $21,910 and $57,940 a year.

Salary Ranges for Administrative Support Workers

Administrative Support Workers who work in Michigan, Alaska, or District of Columbia, make the highest salaries.

Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Administrative Support Workers in different U.S. states.

State Annual Mean Salary
Alabama $38,900
Alaska $51,670
Arizona $41,270
Arkansas $30,200
California $37,940
Colorado $36,980
Connecticut $31,400
Delaware $41,340
District of Columbia $51,460
Florida $40,330
Georgia $36,090
Hawaii $32,950
Idaho $38,820
Illinois $40,490
Indiana $36,690
Iowa $35,740
Kansas $42,670
Kentucky $38,100
Louisiana $37,860
Maine $42,860
Maryland $42,030
Massachusetts $45,150
Michigan $49,770
Minnesota $34,580
Mississippi $37,660
Missouri $39,040
Montana $38,350
Nebraska $42,860
Nevada $31,370
New Hampshire $33,490
New Mexico $37,800
North Carolina $40,440
North Dakota $42,540
Ohio $40,060
Oklahoma $41,690
Oregon $38,280
Pennsylvania $35,720
Rhode Island $40,010
South Carolina $37,460
South Dakota $41,640
Tennessee $37,790
Texas $38,560
Utah $36,250
Vermont $53,050
Virginia $41,880
Washington $41,600
West Virginia $41,290
Wisconsin $30,760
Wyoming $37,090

Where Administrative Support Workers Work

Administrative Support Worker Sectors

The table below shows some of the most common industries where those employed in this career field work.

Administrative Support Worker Industries


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