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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
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Educational Services    10,780  25 % 10,340  26 % -440  -4 % $49,880
Educational Services    10,780  25 % 10,340  26 % -440  -4 % $49,880
Health Care and Social Assistance    5,850  14 % 5,470  14 % -380  -7 % $42,370
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    4,820  11 % 4,600  11 % -220  -5 % $46,340
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    4,820  11 % 4,600  11 % -220  -5 % $46,340
Finance and Insurance    2,570  6 % 2,350  6 % -220  -8 % $49,490
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    2,410  6 % 2,240  6 % -170  -7 % $41,080
Administrative and Support Services    2,260  5 % 2,080  5 % -180  -8 % $41,100
Hospitals    2,180  5 % 1,990  5 % -190  -9 % $46,790
Construction    2,180  5 % 2,110  5 % -70  -4 % $43,880
Ambulatory Health Care Services    1,860  4 % 1,770  4 % -90  -5 % $41,630
Other Services (except Government)    1,790  4 % 1,630  4 % -160  -9 % $39,380
Management of Companies and Enterprises    1,640  4 % 1,500  4 % -140  -9 % $46,830
Management of Companies and Enterprises    1,640  4 % 1,500  4 % -140  -9 % $46,830
Specialty Trade Contractors    1,470  3 % 1,420  4 % -50  -4 % $44,230
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Org    1,330  3 % 1,210  3 % -120  -9 % $40,230
Wholesale Trade    1,250  3 % 1,120  3 % -130  -10 % $44,510
Social Assistance    1,180  3 % 1,100  3 % -80  -7 % $37,980
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing    1,160  3 % 1,020  3 % -140  -12 % $42,200
Real Estate    1,110  3 % 970  2 % -140  -13 % $42,570
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities    1,030  2 % 930  2 % -100  -10 % $45,760
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    1,000  2 % 900  2 % -100  -10 % $46,240
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities    850  2 % 790  2 % -60  -6 % $50,060
Information    840  2 % 680  2 % -160  -19 % $55,380
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    630  1 % 610  2 % -20  -3 % $37,620
Construction of Buildings    600  1 % 580  1 % -20  -3 % $42,790
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers    540  1 % 490  1 % -50  -9 % $41,490
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    510  1 % 410  1 % -100  -21 % $45,650
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    510  1 % 460  1 % -50  -11 % $44,100
Accommodation and Food Services    470  1 % 420  1 % -50  -10 % $37,770
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    400  1 % 350  1 % -50  -14 % $41,540
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation    330  1 % 310  1 % -20  -7 % $39,700
Accommodation, including Hotels and Motels    300  1 % 270  1 % -30  -11 % $37,450
Repair and Maintenance    240  1 % 220  1 % -20  -7 % $37,760
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    200  0 % 170  0 % -30  -13 % $48,290
Nonstore Retailers    200  0 % 180  0 % -20  -13 % $41,450
Personal and Laundry Services    200  0 % 180  0 % -20  -8 % $35,720
Food Services and Drinking Places    170  0 % 160  0 % -10  -7 % $38,320
Waste Management and Remediation Service    160  0 % 160  0 % 0  1 % $40,840
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries    120  0 % 110  0 % -10  -7 % $34,870
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    120  0 % 100  0 % -20  -16 % $45,560
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction    120  0 % 110  0 % -10  -8 % $44,990
Support Activities for Transportation    110  0 % 110  0 % 0  -8 % $41,790
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