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A day-in-the-life of an office assistant might include:
- Greeting clients, answering telephone calls, and communicating essential information about the department or business
- Sorting incoming mail, distributing packages, and handling outgoing mail
- Administrative tasks such as formatting memos, performing data entry, and filing electronic and paper records.
From staff assistant to accountant, office manager, and more
Office Assistants are typically paid an average salary of around $57,000 annually.
Those with a high school diploma or an associate's degree may qualify for entry-level roles. To land higher paying positions, office managers often need a bachelor's degree and relevant experience.
Achieving certification from the International Facility Management Association or the Institute of Certified Records Managers may further increase office managers' earning potential.
Those who work in the financial and insurance industries generally earn the most in this field.
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