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Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Med

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).

Occupation Projection for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Med

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Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
436014  Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Med 43,356 40,215 -3,141 -7.24 % 2,251 2,190 -314 4,127 High school diploma or equivalent 

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Med Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2018
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Educational Services    10,780  25 % 10,340  26 % -440  -4 % $51,520
Educational Services    10,780  25 % 10,340  26 % -440  -4 % $51,520
Health Care and Social Assistance    5,850  14 % 5,470  14 % -380  -7 % $42,270
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    4,820  11 % 4,600  11 % -220  -5 % $47,470
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    4,820  11 % 4,600  11 % -220  -5 % $47,470
Finance and Insurance    2,570  6 % 2,350  6 % -220  -8 % $50,120
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    2,410  6 % 2,240  6 % -170  -7 % $43,220
Administrative and Support Services    2,260  5 % 2,080  5 % -180  -8 % $43,230
Construction    2,180  5 % 2,110  5 % -70  -4 % $42,570
Hospitals    2,180  5 % 1,990  5 % -190  -9 % $45,840
Ambulatory Health Care Services    1,860  4 % 1,770  4 % -90  -5 % $42,430
Other Services (except Government)    1,790  4 % 1,630  4 % -160  -9 % $42,470
Management of Companies and Enterprises    1,640  4 % 1,500  4 % -140  -9 % $49,760
Management of Companies and Enterprises    1,640  4 % 1,500  4 % -140  -9 % $49,760
Specialty Trade Contractors    1,470  3 % 1,420  4 % -50  -4 % $41,330
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Org    1,330  3 % 1,210  3 % -120  -9 % $43,600
Wholesale Trade    1,250  3 % 1,120  3 % -130  -10 % $46,970
Social Assistance    1,180  3 % 1,100  3 % -80  -7 % $39,450
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing    1,160  3 % 1,020  3 % -140  -12 % $44,740
Real Estate    1,110  3 % 970  2 % -140  -13 % $45,140
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities    1,030  2 % 930  2 % -100  -10 % $46,500
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    1,000  2 % 900  2 % -100  -10 % $49,000
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities    850  2 % 790  2 % -60  -6 % $51,280
Information    840  2 % 680  2 % -160  -19 % $55,060
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    630  1 % 610  2 % -20  -3 % $38,880
Construction of Buildings    600  1 % 580  1 % -20  -3 % $45,640
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers    540  1 % 490  1 % -50  -9 % $43,600
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    510  1 % 410  1 % -100  -21 % $47,860
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    510  1 % 460  1 % -50  -11 % $45,520
Accommodation and Food Services    470  1 % 420  1 % -50  -10 % $41,380
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    400  1 % 350  1 % -50  -14 % $42,020
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation    330  1 % 310  1 % -20  -7 % $41,060
Accommodation, including Hotels and Motels    300  1 % 270  1 % -30  -11 % $41,600
Repair and Maintenance    240  1 % 220  1 % -20  -7 % $39,850
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    200  0 % 170  0 % -30  -13 % $50,060
Nonstore Retailers    200  0 % 180  0 % -20  -13 % $39,420
Personal and Laundry Services    200  0 % 180  0 % -20  -8 % $38,370
Food Services and Drinking Places    170  0 % 160  0 % -10  -7 % $41,020
Waste Management and Remediation Service    160  0 % 160  0 % 0  1 % $43,040
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    120  0 % 100  0 % -20  -16 % $47,290
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction    120  0 % 110  0 % -10  -8 % $44,990
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries    120  0 % 110  0 % -10  -7 % $37,750
Support Activities for Transportation    110  0 % 110  0 % 0  -8 % $43,530
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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