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Administrative Support Worker

What Does it Take to Be an Administrative Support Worker?

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

  • Freight Claim Investigator
  • Reference Investigator
  • Identification Technician
  • Manifest Clerk
  • Congressional Aide

Job Demand for Administrative Support Workers

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

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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.

Salary for an Administrative Support Worker

The average yearly salary of an Administrative Support Worker ranges between $21,910 and $57,940.

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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 Are Employed

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Administrative Support Workers work in the following industries:

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