Graduates of the Administrative Computer Specialist certificate program can find employment as executive administrative assistants and secretaries in a variety of professional settings. In the Allegheny County/Three Rivers Area, the average salary for this occupation is $37,830.1 Nationally, the average salary for executive administrative assistants and secretaries is $40,0302.
Executive assistant and secretarial occupations rank among positions with the highest number of job openings. The employment of executive assistants and secretaries is projected to grow by 11% 2008 – 2018, which is near the estimated average for all occupations.2 Over 200 annual openings are expected in the Allegheny County/Three Rivers Area1 and 2,274 annual openings are projected in Pennsylvania through 20183.
1 2009 PA CareerLink
2 2010-2011 Occupational Outlook Handbook
3 PA Career Guide 2010–2012