All data is specific to San Diego County

Fast Facts?

  • Average Annual Salary $70,692
  • Hourly Pay Entry Level: $14.29
    Median: $17.94
    Experienced: $22.16
  • Growth (2014-2019)8%
  • Openings (2014-2019)622
  • Current Employment 22,994
  • Projected Employment 23,651
  • Typical Entry-level Education High school diploma or equivalent

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

Employment, 2004 - 2019

Top Knowledge,
Skills and Abilities

  • TECHNICAL
  • Administrative Support
  • Scheduling
  • Data Entry
  • Accounting
  • Spreadsheets
  • NON-TECHNICAL
  • Organization
  • Communication
  • Writing
  • File Management
  • Detail-Oriented

occupational tasks

  • Use computers for various applications, such as database management or word processing
  • Answer telephones and give information to callers, take messages, or transfer calls to appropriate individuals
  • Create, maintain, and enter information into databases
  • Set up and manage paper or electronic filing systems, recording information, updating paperwork, or maintaining documents, such as attendance records, correspondence, or other material
  • Operate office equipment, such as fax machines, copiers, or phone systems and arrange for repairs when equipment malfunctions

Gender Breakdown: Male/Female (percentages)