Some of the skills we found on administrative associate resumes included "procedures," "administrative tasks," and "ensure compliance." We have detailed the most important administrative associate responsibilities below.
We've found that 56.6% of administrative associates have earned a bachelor's degree. Furthermore, 8.8% earned their master's degrees before becoming an administrative associate. While it's true that most administrative associates have a college degree, it's generally possible to become one with only a high school degree. In fact, one out of every seven administrative associates did not spend the extra money to attend college.
Those administrative associates who do attend college, typically earn either business degrees or psychology degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for administrative associates include accounting degrees or health care administration degrees.
When you're ready to become an administrative associate, you might wonder which companies hire administrative associates. According to our research through administrative associate resumes, administrative associates are mostly hired by United States Department of the Treasury, Stanford University, and UNC Health. Now is a good time to apply as United States Department of the Treasury has 107 administrative associates job openings, and there are 23 at Stanford University and 19 at UNC Health.
Since salary is important to some administrative associates, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at First Republic Bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Mediacom Communications. If you were to take a closer look at First Republic Bank, you'd find that the average administrative associate salary is $111,453. Then at JPMorgan Chase & Co., administrative associates receive an average salary of $99,862, while the salary at Mediacom Communications is $87,269.
If you earned a degree from the top 100 educational institutions in the United States, you might want to take a look at University of California Press, United States Army, and Kelly Services. These three companies have hired a significant number of administrative associates from these institutions.
The industries that administrative associates fulfill the most roles in are the health care and education industries. But the highest administrative associate annual salary is in the pharmaceutical industry, averaging $65,176. In the manufacturing industry they make $42,547 and average about $41,384 in the health care industry. In conclusion, administrative associates who work in the pharmaceutical industry earn a 65.1% higher salary than administrative associates in the education industry.