Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants


Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. May also train and supervise lower-level clerical staff. Exclude 'Secretaries' (43-6012 through 43-6014).


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Colleges And Universities
  2. Religious Organizations
  3. Hospitals
  4. Elementary And Secondary Schools

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 24,020 15.43 11.04 17.62 32,090 22,970 36,650
Joplin MSA 450 13.70 9.94 15.59 28,500 20,680 32,420
Columbia MSA 1,100 14.31 10.44 16.25 29,770 21,720 33,800
St Joseph MSA 260 13.50 9.67 15.41 28,070 20,110 32,050
Springfield MSA 950 13.72 9.59 15.79 28,540 19,940 32,840
St Louis MSA 13,840 16.02 11.33 18.37 33,330 23,560 38,210
Kansas City* 5,550 16.21 11.82 18.40 33,708 24,592 38,266
Central Region* 2,110 13.76 9.89 15.70 28,625 20,577 32,649
Northeast Region* 660 12.38 9.71 13.71 25,749 20,199 28,525
Northwest Region* 480 13.18 9.43 15.06 27,423 19,621 31,324
Ozark Region* 1,260 13.47 9.35 15.54 28,025 19,439 32,318
South Central Region* 310 12.09 8.61 13.82 25,140 17,919 28,750
Southeast Region* 780 11.83 8.98 13.25 24,603 18,671 27,570
Southwest Region* 560 13.72 9.94 15.61 28,532 20,675 32,460
St. Charles* 530 16.05 11.90 18.13 33,387 24,747 37,706
St. Louis City* 2,940 16.74 12.30 18.97 34,826 25,578 39,450
St. Louis County* 7,420 16.32 11.93 18.51 33,936 24,811 38,498
West Central Region* 300 13.53 9.17 15.71 28,135 19,070 32,668
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 310 16.31 11.16 18.88 33,924 23,218 39,277

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 24,100 25,620 1,520 6.31 563 Outstanding
Kansas City MSA 9,460 9,930 470 4.97 208 Great
St Louis MSA 12,980 13,350 370 2.85 258 Great
Central Region* 1,920 2,050 130 6.77 45 Great
Northeast Region* 570 580 10 1.75 12 Good
Northwest Region* 630 630 .00 11 Great
Ozark Region* 1,390 1,540 150 10.79 40 Great
South Central Region* 340 380 40 11.76 9 Outstanding
Southeast Region* 870 920 50 5.75 20 Great
Southwest Region* 630 660 30 4.76 14 Great
West Central Region* 490 510 20 4.08 10 Good

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This Occupation generally requires Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 months)
or training in one of the following
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary