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The CIOS center pathways include:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Office Management
  • Executive Secretary
  • Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerk
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Technical Assistant
  • Help Desk Technician
  • Desktop or Website Publishing Specialist

Administrative related jobs are growing each year and has a high employment rate. Below is wage-related information from the Alaska Department of Labor for various careers. For more information please visit http://labor.alaska.gov/

Occupation Title National Statewide Anchorage/
Fairbanks Southeast Balance of State
Administrative Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services. Medical records administrators are included in “Medical and Health Services Managers” (11-9111). Excludes “Purchasing Managers” $40.57 $35.61 $35.43 $44.08 $31.28 $34.04
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
Compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. May also check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers. Excludes “Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks” $16.99 $19.45 $19.49 $19.13 $19.10 $19.71
Court, Municipal, and License Clerk
Perform clerical duties for courts of law, municipalities, or governmental licensing agencies and bureaus. May prepare docket of cases to be called; secure information for judges and court; prepare draft agendas or bylaws for town or city council; answer official correspondence; keep fiscal records and accounts; issue licenses or permits; and record data, administer tests, or collect fees. Clerks of Court are classified in “Managers, All Other” $17.39 $19.67 $17.57 $21.31 $24.56
Customer Service Representatives
Interact with customers to provide information in response to inquiries about products and services and to handle and resolve complaints. Excludes individuals whose duties are primarily installation, sales, or repair. $15.76 $17.31 $17.61 $16.47 $17.48 $15.91
Executive Secretaries and 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” $22.05 $22.96 $23.44 $22.67 $21.91 $22.47
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers
Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of clerical and administrative support workers. $24.41 $25.00 $25.13 $24.87 $24.72 $24.95
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
Accommodate hotel, motel, and resort patrons by registering and assigning rooms to guests, issuing room keys or cards, transmitting and receiving messages, keeping records of occupied rooms and guests’ accounts, making and confirming reservations, and presenting statements to and collecting payments from departing guests. $10.30 $12.40 $11.98 $10.53 $11.96 $12.43
File Clerks
File correspondence, cards, invoices, receipts, and other records in alphabetical or numerical order or according to the filing system used. Locate and remove material from file when requested. $12.88 $15.68 $15.79 $15.01 $14.15 $15.91
Information Clerks
Answer inquiries and provide information to the general public, customers, visitors, and other interested parties regarding activities conducted at establishment and location of departments, offices, and employees within the organization $12.63 $14.36 $13.97 $15.45 $14.56 $14.69
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
Compile and keep personnel records. Record data for each employee, such as address, weekly earnings, absences, amount of sales or production, supervisory reports, and date of and reason for termination. May prepare reports for employment records, file employment records, or search employee files and furnish information to authorized persons. $18.22 $19.63 $19.37 $18.88 $18.10 $22.80
Legal Secretaries
Perform secretarial duties using legal terminology, procedures, and documents. Prepare legal papers and correspondence, such as summonses, complaints, motions, and subpoenas. May also assist with legal research. $20.80 $22.13 $22.62 $22.54 $20.31
Medical Secretaries
Perform secretarial duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures. Duties may include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence $15.30 $18.15 $17.41 $18.74 $19.65 $20.78
Office Clerks, General
Perform duties too varied and diverse to be classified in any specific office clerical occupation, requiring knowledge of office systems and procedures. Clerical duties may be assigned in accordance with the office procedures of individual establishments and may include a combination of answering telephones, bookkeeping, typing or word processing, stenography, office machine operation, and filing. $13.58 $16.44 $16.65 $16.94 $16.10 $15.92
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
Compile and record employee time and payroll data. May compute employees’ time worked, production, and commission. May compute and post wages and deductions, or prepare paychecks. Excludes “Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks” $17.82 $19.67 $18.91 $19.41 $19.72
Receptionists and Information Clerks
Answer inquiries and provide information to the general public, customers, visitors, and other interested parties regarding activities conducted at establishment and location of departments, offices, and employees within the organization. Excludes “Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service $12.63 $14.36 $13.97 $15.45 $14.56 $14.69
Receive and pay out money. Keep records of money and negotiable instruments involved in a financial institution’s various transactions. $12.01 $13.97 $13.74 $13.64 $14.50 $15.22
Desktop Publishing Specialist
Format typescript and graphic elements using computer software to produce publication-ready material. $18.78 $19.20 $18.85