Secretaries and Administrative Assistants in Florida
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You’re in luck! Jobs for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants in Florida are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants in Florida is growing slower than average.
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants in Florida earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Secretaries and Administrative Assistants Work in Florida?
In Florida, there were 142,550 people working as Secretaries and Administrative Assistants in the year 2018.
There were 157,460 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 14,910 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 29,550 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants working in it, which means Florida has more Secretaries and Administrative Assistants than average.
Job Projections for Florida
Jobs for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants in this state are growing at a rate of 2.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -6.5%.
Florida Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 20,590 annual job openings, and 191,970 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 Florida?
In 2018 wages for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants ranged from $20,960 to $51,280 with $33,540 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.08 to $24.65. The median hourly rate was $16.13.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $15.75 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.38.
The median salary in Florida is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Florida 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|
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL||46,200||$34,780|
|Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL||21,050||$34,180|
|North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL||5,520||$33,370|
|Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL||4,330||$34,020|
|Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL||3,800||$30,120|
|Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL||3,770||$31,820|
|Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL||3,410||$34,390|
|Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL||3,000||$31,000|
|Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL||2,580||$35,520|
|Port St. Lucie, FL||2,340||$31,790|
|Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL||1,770||$31,450|
|Panama City, FL||1,490||$31,930|
|Punta Gorda, FL||1,090||$33,060|
|Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL||940||$32,110|
|Homosassa Springs, FL||660||$27,750|
|The Villages, FL||390||$32,630|
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|
Below are the states where Secretaries and Administrative Assistants get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$48,220|
Related Careers in FL
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|Occupation||FL Employment Total|
|Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants||29,680|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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