Portrait of an admin

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The typical administrative professional …

  • Is a 45-year-old woman
  • Has at least an associate’s degree from a college or university.
  • Holds the title of “administrative assistant” or “executive assistant.”
  • Has at least 15 years of work experience.
  • Supports at least 3 managers and/or executives.
  • Works for a company with at least 500 employees.
  • Earns an hourly wage equal to about $45,000 a year.
  • Is responsible for troubleshooting office software and training others how to use it.
  • Makes purchasing decisions worth about $15,000 a year for their office.

Source: IAAP Administrative Professionals Benchmarking Survey

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