Office Management Career Snapshot

The Administrative Technology Emphasis prepares students for careers as administrative assistants and other supporting roles in modern business settings.

Graduates May be Employed as…

  • Secretaries
  • Receptionists
  • Administrative Support Specialists
  • Staff Assistants
  • Accounting Clerks
  • Office Assistants
  • Data Entry Clerks
  • Office Managers


Examples of Potential Area Employers

  • FedEx Freight
  • Wal-Mart
  • Law offices
  • Insurance agencies
  • Wind Stream Communications
  • Physician offices
  • Banks
  • North Arkansas College


Northwest Arkansas Area Wages

Secretaries & Administrative Assistants:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $21,564 annually

Average Wage................................................................................................. $31,184 annually

 

Receptionists & Information Clerks:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $18,967 annually

Average Wage................................................................................................. $24,326 annually

 

Office/Administrative Support Workers:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $17,097 annually

Average Wage................................................................................................. $24,050 annually

Experienced Wage.......................................................................................... $27,526 annually

 

Executive Secretaries & Administrative Assistants:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $32,924 annually

Average Wage................................................................................................. $45,938 annually