secretary and administrative support

median annual wage

$38,600 or $18.56/hr
durham-chapel hill

annual job openings

6,550
north carolina
37
% associate’s degree
14
% some college

job outlook

-4%
north carolina

total number employed

58,410
north carolina
secretaries and administrative support personnel keep offices running smoothly. to list just a few of their tasks, these men and women draft correspondence, schedule appointments, organize and maintain paper and electronic files, and relay information to callers.

the durham tech office administration program teaches basic office skills such as keyboarding, word processing, and communication, all of which are core attributes of an administrative support position.