Job Market for Executive & Administrative Assistants

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Job Duties

What does an executive assistant do? A lot. You’ll play a vital role in keeping offices running efficiently and productively. The job description for executive administrative assistant varies from position to position, but the duties usually involve the following:

  • Managing day-to-day operations
  • Organizing and maintaining files and records
  • Planning and scheduling meetings and appointments
  • Managing projects and conducting research
  • Preparing and editing correspondence
  • Creating reports and presentations
  • Making travel and guest arrangements
  • Providing quality customer service

Work Environment

As a certified executive assistant, the world is your oyster because you can work almost anywhere, from corporations across virtually every industry to government agencies, schools, hospitals, health centers, and more. In fact, administrative and executive assisting are two of the largest occupations nationwide.

Pay Scale

How much do executive assistants make? Salaries vary by employer, location, and experience, but according to the U.S. Department of Labor, the middle 50% of executive assistants earn an average income of $59,340, with salaries ranging from $46,530 to $74,460. The top- and bottom-payed ten percent earn $89,310 and $36,950 respectively. (Administrative assistants earn between $28,000 and $45,000 per year.) So you can earn a great income with job security, upward mobility, and the potential for benefits.

Career Assistance

We work with you to get you working (and earning) as soon as possible. Our expert job help preps you to stand out, crush interviews, get job offers, and quickly transition from training to workplace.

  • Personal consultation with a career advisor
  • Individual resume and cover letter review and advice
  • Personalized tutorials and training for interviews

With all this individualized help and attention, most of our learners are hired within just a few months of completion, or less.