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Occupational Employment Statistics


43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. May also train and supervise lower-level clerical staff. Excludes "Secretaries" (43-6012 through 43-6014).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 38024$30.39/hr$21.52/hr$25.64/hr$29.36/hr$34.91/hr$39.69/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities660$38.38/hr
Financial Activities1,660$32.22/hr
Professional and Business Services2,090$37.83/hr
Education and Health Services3,730$31.62/hr
Leisure and Hospitality60$30.00/hr
Other Services190$31.39/hr
Public AdministrationN/A$38.41/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 60$30.50/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 60$30.49/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 90$28.09/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 110$29.99/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 150$28.88/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 190$28.92/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 220$29.99/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 260$30.41/hr-18.9%
Southwest Minnesota 280$29.99/hr-19.9%
Rochester MN MSA 280$28.07/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 290$28.56/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 290$30.24/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 300$29.79/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 380$29.36/hr-15.8%
Southeast Minnesota 530$29.24/hr-19.5%
Central Minnesota 590$30.17/hr-17.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 7,860$36.02/hr-20.6%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 8,160$35.90/hrN/A
Minnesota 10,090$33.58/hr-20.1%

  • Open, sort, and distribute incoming correspondence, including faxes and email.
  • Read and analyze incoming memos, submissions, and reports to determine their significance and plan their distribution.
  • Perform general office duties, such as ordering supplies, maintaining records management database systems, and performing basic bookkeeping work.
  • Answer phone calls and direct calls to appropriate parties or take messages.
  • Coordinate and direct office services, such as records, departmental finances, budget preparation, personnel issues, and housekeeping, to aid executives.
  • Answer phone calls and direct calls to appropriate parties or take messages.
  • Manage and maintain executives' schedules.
  • Provide clerical support to other departments.
  • Manage and maintain executives' schedules.
  • File and retrieve corporate documents, records, and reports.