Administrative Assistant

About our program

Administrative Assistants work in a wide variety of office settings. The training program at Green River offers extensive, hands-on computer education, up-to-date office procedures, and possible credit for prior experience.

In today's office, the primary duties of an administrative assistant are to collect, process, and disseminate information. Through Green River College's Administrative Assistant program, you can earn an Associate in Applied Arts degree or a certificate.

Administrative Assistant graduates can seek employment in:

  • Airlines
  • Attorneys
  • Banks
  • Computer firms
  • Doctors' offices
  • Insurance offices
  • Marketing companies
  • Schools
  • Secretarial services

Graduates are prepared to work in a wide variety of occupations:

  • Data entry clerk
  • Administrative assistant
  • Freelance typist
  • Receptionist
  • Records management positions
  • Technical administrative assistant
  • Word processor

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Occupations: Administrative Assistant, Administrative Secretary, Office Assistant

Potential Earnings: Range from $15.82 to $18.96 an hour, entry to mid-level. 

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