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Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

in Massachusetts

Perform routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers. Excludes legal, medical, and executive secretaries (43-6011 through 43-6013).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
436014  Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 45,897 46,436 539 1.17 % 538 54 484 High school diploma or equivalent 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Educational Services    11,700  25 % 11,870  26 % 170  1 % $48,230
Educational Services    11,700  25 % 11,870  26 % 170  1 % $48,230
Health Care and Social Assistance    6,970  15 % 7,660  16 % 690  10 % $41,840
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    5,430  12 % 5,350  12 % -80  -2 % $46,520
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    5,430  12 % 5,350  12 % -80  -2 % $46,520
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    3,190  7 % 3,290  7 % 100  3 % $42,850
Finance and Insurance    3,080  7 % 3,160  7 % 80  3 % $47,330
Hospitals    3,020  7 % 3,220  7 % 200  7 % $46,190
Administrative and Support Services    3,010  7 % 3,100  7 % 90  3 % $42,810
Ambulatory Health Care Services    2,170  5 % 2,500  5 % 330  15 % $40,820
Wholesale Trade    1,900  4 % 1,870  4 % -30  -2 % $43,840
Other Services (except Government)    1,660  4 % 1,680  4 % 20  1 % $37,880
Construction    1,630  4 % 1,640  4 % 10  0 % $43,790
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing    1,580  3 % 1,510  3 % -70  -4 % $39,640
Real Estate    1,480  3 % 1,410  3 % -70  -5 % $39,340
Social Assistance    1,350  3 % 1,480  3 % 130  10 % $36,800
Management of Companies and Enterprises    1,340  3 % 1,320  3 % -20  -1 % $45,900
Management of Companies and Enterprises    1,340  3 % 1,320  3 % -20  -1 % $45,900
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investm    1,280  3 % 1,340  3 % 60  5 % $49,680
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities    1,210  3 % 1,200  3 % -10  -0 % $45,350
Information    1,200  3 % 1,090  2 % -110  -9 % $58,630
Specialty Trade Contractors    1,100  2 % 1,100  2 % 0  0 % $44,840
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Org    1,010  2 % 1,030  2 % 20  2 % $38,240
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    750  2 % 720  2 % -30  -5 % $43,280
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers    640  1 % 650  1 % 10  1 % $41,720
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    520  1 % 510  1 % -10  -1 % $46,770
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    480  1 % 400  1 % -80  -17 % $62,100
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    430  1 % 450  1 % 20  5 % $37,460
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    420  1 % 360  1 % -60  -14 % $44,310
Construction of Buildings    380  1 % 390  1 % 10  2 % $41,270
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers    380  1 % 380  1 % 0  1 % $37,350
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation    260  1 % 260  1 % 0  -1 % $42,520
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    260  1 % 250  1 % -10  -4 % $42,040
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    250  1 % 230  1 % -20  -6 % $44,510
Accommodation and Food Services    200  0 % 210  0 % 10  2 % $40,350
Waste Management and Remediation Service    180  0 % 190  0 % 10  3 % $43,270
Nonstore Retailers    160  0 % 150  0 % -10  -8 % $38,120
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction    150  0 % 150  0 % 0  -2 % $43,490
Accommodation, including Hotels and Motels    140  0 % 150  0 % 10  3 % $40,260
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries    120  0 % 120  0 % 0  -1 % $36,430
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    120  0 % 110  0 % -10  -13 % $45,200
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