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What Do Administrative Support Workers Do?

Job Description & Duties All office and administrative support workers not listed separately.

Types of Administrative Support Worker Jobs

  • Farm Reporter
  • Newspaper Inserter
  • Career Guidance Technician
  • Election Judge
  • Fraud Investigator

Administrative Support Worker Employment Estimates

There were about 243,200 jobs for Office and Administrative Support Workers in 2016 (in the United States).

New jobs are being produced at a rate of 9.1% which is lower than average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 22,100 new jobs for Administrative Support Workers by 2026. There will be an estimated 29,400 positions for Administrative Support Worker per year.

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

The states with the most job growth for Office and Administrative Support Workers are California, New York, and Florida.

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.

What is the Average Salary of an Administrative Support Worker

Office and Administrative Support Workers Make between $21,910 and $57,940 a year. The median salary is $34,850.

Salary Ranges for Administrative Support Workers

Below is a list of the median annual salaries for jobs of this type in different U.S. states.

Annual Mean Salary by State
State Annual Mean Salary

Vermont

$53,050

Alaska

$51,670

District of Columbia

$51,460

Michigan

$49,770

Massachusetts

$45,150

Nebraska

$42,860

Maine

$42,860

Kansas

$42,670

North Dakota

$42,540

Maryland

$42,030

Virginia

$41,880

Oklahoma

$41,690

South Dakota

$41,640

Washington

$41,600

Delaware

$41,340

West Virginia

$41,290

Arizona

$41,270

Illinois

$40,490

North Carolina

$40,440

Florida

$40,330

Ohio

$40,060

Rhode Island

$40,010

Missouri

$39,040

Alabama

$38,900

Idaho

$38,820

Texas

$38,560

Montana

$38,350

Oregon

$38,280

Kentucky

$38,100

California

$37,940

Louisiana

$37,860

New Mexico

$37,800

Tennessee

$37,790

Mississippi

$37,660

South Carolina

$37,460

Wyoming

$37,090

Colorado

$36,980

Indiana

$36,690

Utah

$36,250

Georgia

$36,090

Iowa

$35,740

Pennsylvania

$35,720

Minnesota

$34,580

New Hampshire

$33,490

Hawaii

$32,950

Connecticut

$31,400

Nevada

$31,370

Wisconsin

$30,760

Arkansas

$30,200

Who Employs Administrative Support Workers?

Administrative Support Worker Sectors

References

Bureau of Labor Statistics

College Factual

O*NET Online

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