Some of the skills we found on administrative office specialist resumes included "customer service," "data entry," and "office procedures." We have detailed the most important administrative office specialist responsibilities below.
After discovering the most helpful skills, we moved onto what kind of education might be helpful in becoming an administrative office specialist. We found that 46.8% of administrative office specialists have graduated with a bachelor's degree and 5.2% of people in this position have earned their master's degrees. While most administrative office specialists have a college degree, you may find it's also true that generally it's possible to be successful in this career with only a high school degree. In fact, our research shows that one out of every five administrative office specialists were not college graduates.
The administrative office specialists who went onto college to earn a more in-depth education generally studied business and psychology, while a small population of administrative office specialists studied accounting and criminal justice.
When you're ready to become an administrative office specialist, you might wonder which companies hire administrative office specialists. According to our research through administrative office specialist resumes, administrative office specialists are mostly hired by University-Minnesota Physician, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and HSS. Now is a good time to apply as University-Minnesota Physician has 3 administrative office specialists job openings, and there are 1 at Federal Bureau of Investigation and 1 at HSS.
Since salary is important to some administrative office specialists, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at Citigroup, 22nd Century Technolgies, and Hospital for Special Surgery. If you were to take a closer look at Citigroup, you'd find that the average administrative office specialist salary is $38,277. Then at 22nd Century Technolgies, administrative office specialists receive an average salary of $37,370, while the salary at Hospital for Special Surgery is $36,715.
We also looked into companies who hire administrative office specialists from the top 100 educational institutions in the U.S. The top three companies that hire the most from these institutions include University of California Press, United States Army, and Kelly Services.
The industries that administrative office specialists fulfill the most roles in are the education and health care industries. But the highest administrative office specialist annual salary is in the hospitality industry, averaging $39,935. In the health care industry they make $35,535 and average about $35,231 in the education industry. In conclusion, administrative office specialists who work in the hospitality industry earn a 13.5% higher salary than administrative office specialists in the government industry.