Administrative Specialist in Portland, Oregon Salary

The average pay for an Administrative Specialist in Portland, Oregon is $19.06 per hour.

$16.28 - $20.68
$19
MEDIAN: $19.26
50%

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Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $19.26
Overtime $27.94
Annual Data $0$44K
Total Pay (?
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$23,776 - $44,708
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Administrative Specialist

The administrative specialist for a department performs a variety of administrative and support functions necessary for the smooth operation of the department. They perform administrative and bookkeeping tasks, aid clients and staff in preparing forms and reports, and transfer information into a digital format as necessary. (Afterward, the digital information is often entered into the department database, and the administrative specialist is in charge of maintaining the records and the database.) Additionally, the administrative specialist schedules events and appointments for the department. To facilitate these appointments and events, the specialist contacts clients and vendors on a regular basis to coordinate activities, meetings, and calls.

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Administrative Specialist Tasks

  • Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
  • Supervise support clerical staff.
  • Review, track and prepare budgets; maintain records and databases.
  • Coordinate space and office organization; purchase and manage supplies and equipment.
  • Coordinate office and/or departmental operations.

About Portland, Oregon

Multnomah County, Oregon
632,187
Male:
313,516 (49.6%)
Female:
318,671 (50.4%)
Portland (/ˈpɔːrtlənd/) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is located in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. The city covers 145 square miles (380 square kilometers) and had an estimated population of 632,309 in 2015, making it the 26th most populous city in the United States. Approximately 2,389,228 people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), the 23rd most populous MSA in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA) ranks 17th with a population of 3,022,178. Roughly 60% of Oregon's population resides within the Portland metropolitan area. Named after the city on the coast of Maine, the Oregon settlement began to be populated in the 1830s near the end of the Oregon Trail. Its water access provided convenient transportation of goods, and the timber industry was a...
Portland:
$60,892
Oregon:
$54,148
$1,047
Portland:
$348,300
Oregon:
$264,100
4.5%

Administrative Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Administrative Specialist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
17%

Skills That Affect Administrative Specialist Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲7%

Customer Service
▲6%

Office Administration
▲5%

Data Entry
▲1%

Administration
▼0%

National Average
$40,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: