• Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
  • Business, Management and Administration
  • Executive secretaries and executive administrative assistants provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions.

What do they typically do

  • Prepare invoices, reports, memos, letters, financial statements and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, database, or presentation software
  • Answer phone calls and direct calls to appropriate parties or take messages
  • Conduct research, compile data, and prepare papers for consideration and presentation by executives, committees and boards of directors
  • Attend meetings to record minutes
  • Greet visitors and determine whether they should be given access to specific individuals
  • Read and analyze incoming memos, submissions, and reports to determine their significance and plan their distribution
  • Perform general office duties, such as ordering supplies, maintaining records management database systems, and performing basic bookkeeping work
  • File and retrieve corporate documents, records, and reports

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth -1.7%
Job Opening 1,490

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Education & Training

  • Education

    Most occupations require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
    Associated Programs or Majors
    License
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