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Secretaries and Administrative Assistants in Arizona

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Secretaries and Administrative Assistants in Arizona

Considering a career as a Secretary or Administrative Assistant in Arizona?

1.4% Jobs Projection
$34,680 Median Salary
5,010 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants in Arizona are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants in Arizona is growing slower than average.

  • Secretaries and Administrative Assistants in Arizona earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Secretaries and Administrative Assistants Work in Arizona?

44,980 people worked as Secretaries and Administrative Assistants in 2018 in this state.

There were 43,170 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 1,810 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants in AZ Employment Trend

The typical state has 29,550 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants working in it, which means Arizona has more Secretaries and Administrative Assistants than average.

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants in AZ vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Arizona

Jobs for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants in this state are growing at a rate of 1.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -6.5%.

Job Projections for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants: Nation vs. AZ

Arizona Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 5,010 annual job openings, and 46,880 total jobs in 2026 for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 244,300 annual jobs and 2,371,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Secretaries and Administrative Assistants Make in Arizona?

In 2018 wages for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants ranged from $23,770 to $51,110 with $34,680 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.43 to $24.57. The median hourly rate was $16.67.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $16.35 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.32.

The median salary in Arizona is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants Earnings: AZ vs. National Average

Top Arizona Metros for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Secretaries and Administrative Assistants.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 32,610 $35,730
Tucson, AZ 5,910 $32,700
Prescott, AZ 1,170 $30,410
Flagstaff, AZ 990 $32,780
Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ 950 $29,660
Yuma, AZ 870 $29,480
Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ 570 $28,300

Top States for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants Employment

View the list below to see where most Secretaries and Administrative Assistants work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 238,840 $42,250
New York 178,520 $40,110
Texas 176,480 $34,250
Florida 142,550 $33,540
Pennsylvania 93,280 $35,300
Missouri 69,510 $33,750
Illinois 67,780 $36,200
Georgia 66,330 $33,420
Ohio 66,030 $35,550
New Jersey 62,790 $41,400
Maryland 56,670 $40,230
Michigan 55,410 $35,920
North Carolina 55,380 $36,330
Tennessee 48,410 $33,720
Alabama 46,100 $34,650
Arizona 44,980 $34,680
Massachusetts 41,540 $46,440
Virginia 41,390 $37,890
Colorado 38,610 $37,360
South Carolina 34,550 $34,790

Below are the states where Secretaries and Administrative Assistants get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $48,220
Massachusetts $46,440
Connecticut $45,260
Rhode Island $42,710
California $42,250
Washington $41,970
New Jersey $41,400
Alaska $41,150
Maryland $40,230
New York $40,110

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Occupation AZ Employment Total
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 11,000
Legal Secretaries 2,620

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