A wide variety of industries nationwide need administrative and executive assistants. These professionals can be found working in schools, government agencies, and corporate settings across a broad range of industries.
With many different opportunities, administrative and executive assistants often have a variety of positions to choose from and can earn competitive salaries. The Department of Labor reports that the middle 50% of administrative assistants earn between $27,300 and $43,900 a year. Executive assistants generally earn more, and the Department of Labor reports average executive assistant salaries of $55,800 a year.
The U.S. Department of Labor reports that the occupation employs over 4 million professionals, making it one of the largest in the nation. Job opportunities are expected to be especially high for those who have a strong background in computer software applications. With this training, you'll have everything you need to be a certified Microsoft Office Specialist Master.