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…

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


Examples of Potential Area Employers

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


Arkansas Area Wages

Secretaries & Administrative Assistants:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $19,420 annually

Mid-point Wage................................................................................................ $28,370 annually

 

Receptionists & Information Clerks:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $19,070 annually

Mid-point Wage................................................................................................ $24,880 annually

 

Office Clerks/Customer Service Representative:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $20,230 annually

Mid-point Wage................................................................................................ $29,450 annually

 

Executive Secretaries & Administrative Assistants:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $30,480 annually

Mid-point Wage................................................................................................ $45,920 annually

* Information from CareerOneStop