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Career Profile: Administrative Services Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, and other office support services.

Salary and Outlook

According to the US Department of Labor, there are 322,000 people employed as administrative services managers in the United States. The median annual salary is $98,900. Entry level employees earn approximately $56,080 per year and senior employees earn approximately $169,930 per year.

Estimates do not include other potential benefits such as health insurance, overtime pay, or retirement benefits that may be offered by employers.

Job Duties

  • Prepare and review operational reports and schedules to ensure accuracy and efficiency.
  • Set goals and deadlines for the department.
  • Acquire, distribute and store supplies.
  • Analyze internal processes and recommend and implement procedural or policy changes to improve operations, such as supply changes or the disposal of records.
  • Conduct classes to teach procedures to staff.
  • Plan, administer, and control budgets for contracts, equipment, and supplies.
  • Hire and terminate clerical and administrative personnel.
  • Direct or coordinate the supportive services department of a business, agency, or organization.

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Job Outlook


Total Current Jobs:
322,000
Annual Openings:
29,200
Increase in Openings by 2030:
9%
Annual Salary Range:
$56,080 - $169,930
Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree