Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive


Perform routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers. Exclude legal, medical, or executive secretaries and administrative assistants (43-6011 through 43-6013).


Top Industries of Employment

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

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 29,500 11.79 8.13 13.62 24,530 16,910 28,340
Joplin MSA 840 9.97 7.16 11.37 20,730 14,900 23,650
Columbia MSA 970 11.75 8.65 13.29 24,430 17,990 27,650
St Joseph MSA 550 10.39 7.35 11.91 21,610 15,290 24,770
Springfield MSA 2,300 10.41 7.67 11.77 21,640 15,950 24,490
St Louis MSA 15,400 12.57 8.79 14.46 26,140 18,270 30,080
Kansas City* 5,180 12.94 9.39 14.72 26,924 19,530 30,622
Central Region* 2,720 10.93 7.60 12.59 22,724 15,814 26,179
Northeast Region* 1,060 9.34 6.69 10.66 19,422 13,920 22,173
Northwest Region* 1,000 10.34 7.20 11.91 21,503 14,985 24,763
Ozark Region* 2,770 10.22 7.48 11.60 21,266 15,556 24,121
South Central Region* 630 8.42 6.25 9.50 17,510 12,996 19,767
Southeast Region* 1,640 10.09 7.21 11.54 20,996 14,998 23,995
Southwest Region* 1,150 9.38 6.40 10.87 19,508 13,318 22,603
St. Charles* 630 11.54 8.04 13.30 24,012 16,714 27,660
St. Louis City* 3,450 13.72 10.05 15.55 28,533 20,903 32,348
St. Louis County* 6,780 13.08 9.46 14.89 27,212 19,684 30,975
West Central Region* 990 9.97 7.01 11.45 20,738 14,581 23,817
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 710 10.88 7.17 12.73 22,624 14,918 26,477

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 33,830 32,540 -1,290 -3.81 575 Fair
Kansas City MSA 11,960 11,510 -450 -3.76 204 Fair
St Louis MSA 17,430 16,400 -1,030 -5.91 296 Fair
Central Region* 3,830 3,720 -110 -2.87 65 Fair
Northeast Region* 1,030 970 -60 -5.83 17 Fair
Northwest Region* 1,240 1,170 -70 -5.65 21 Fair
Ozark Region* 3,080 3,160 80 2.60 60 Great
South Central Region* 680 690 10 1.47 12 Great
Southeast Region* 1,610 1,540 -70 -4.35 27 Fair
Southwest Region* 1,180 1,120 -60 -5.08 20 Fair
West Central Region* 1,040 980 -60 -5.77 18 Fair

* - 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