What is happening to the Administrative Assistant / Professional position in the workforce of the United States of America? With advancements in artificial intelligence, intuitive software applications, and customer engagement, could the return on investment be too low? Do employers need Administrative Assistants, if they use electronic management system for filing, language tools for editing letters, and subscribes to routine delivery of office supplies? Directors can delegate or outsource administrative tasks and stay focus on customer engagement.
If you are an Administrative Assistant or desire to be an Administrative Assistant, the job growth has declined by 9% (according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics). Below are stats from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics and detailed demographics from Zippa. Amid a health crisis, business in certain areas are still hiring Administrative Assistants. Most are returning to the office, few have decided to maintain their work-from-home policies. Hopefully, these statistics will helping Administrative Assistants to know where they are celebrated and appreciated.
According to Zippia, we gathered the following basic demographics of today’s Administrative Assistant:
The average ages of an Administrative Assistant is 48 years old.
According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (as of March 2020):
Population: 1,850,360 Administrative Professionals (excluding legal, medical, and executive)
Salary: $25,630 ($12.32/hour) to $59,090 ($28.41/hour) per year
Role of an Administrative Assistant:
Job Growth: decreased by 9%
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