In-demand Career: Administrative Assistant

January 6, 2022


Administrative assistants are in-demand in a variety of industries in Central Kentucky. Earning on average $16/hour, administrative assistants do routine clerical and organizational tasks and can be found in doctors offices, law firms, manufacturing facilities and schools.

There are many appealing reasons to pursue a career as an administrative assistant. While these roles are sometimes depicted as limited to typing, filing and answering phones, many administrative assistants enjoy learning new skills and find themselves managing budgets, planning events and sometimes managing social media accounts.

A position as an administrative assistant is also a great way to gain experience in an industry you want to learn more about and maybe pursue a career in. For example, if you want to work in the healthcare or legal industries, beginning as an administrative assistant can help you strengthen your resume and build a strong professional network.

Training for a position as an administrative assistant position can be completed in as little as six weeks. If you’re interested in learning more about how to become an administrative assistant, contact the Kentucky Career Center - Lincoln Trail nearest you.

The Kentucky Career Center – Lincoln Trail helps match job seekers with local employment and training opportunities. Our business solutions team offers employers of all sizes and industries personalized support to build a competitive workforce. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Program is funded with Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Title I funds through the Kentucky Education and Labor Cabinet and the Lincoln Trail Workforce Development Board.
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