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Administrators have the job of supporting people who work in an office.

They tend to work in offices and receptions.

Other names for administrators are:

  • Admin assistants
  • Administrative assistants
  • Office administrators
  • Admin support assistants
  • Clerks

This type of job might involve:

  • Greeting visitors
  • Being a point of contact for a certain department or business
  • Answering queries on the phone, over email or on social media
  • Typing up reports and documents
  • Updating records
  • Printing off or photocopy documents
  • Arranging travel and hotel bookings
  • Arranging meetings and any catering that is needed
  • Taking notes during meetings
  • Ordering office and stationery supplies

This is an entry level job.

If you want to apply for an administrator job, you might need the following:

Where are the best administrators jobs?

  1. 1 Computershare
    7.4
  2. 2 Department for Work and Pensions
    7.1
  3. 3 DVLA
    7.0
  4. 4 Police
    6.8
  5. 5 DHL
    6.6
  6. 6 Tesco
    6.4
  7. 7 NHS
    6.3
  8. 8 Asda
    6.0
  9. 9 BMI Healthcare
    5.1

Handy to know about administrators

How much do administrators earn per year?

£14.8k–25.0k

From 427 administrators

How much notice do people get of their shifts?

18% report getting one week notice or less
6% report getting two weeks notice
3% report getting three weeks notice
41% report getting four weeks notice or more
31% report having a fixed rota

Based on 312 administrators

What contracts are people on?

4% report having zero hours contracts
7% report having low hours contracts (less than 16 hours)
47% report having part time contracts (16-35 hours)
43% report having full time contracts (more than 35 hours)

Based on 276 administrators

How often do people get paid?

14% of people report they get paid weekly
2% of people report they get paid every two weeks
9% of people report they get paid every four weeks
75% of people report they get paid monthly

Based on 322 administrators

How are people paid?

40%
by the hour
60%
an annual salary

Based on 710 administrators

Who’s hiring administrators?

  1. NHS

    49 recent jobs

  2. 24 recent jobs

  3. 14 recent jobs

  4. 7 recent jobs

  5. G4S

    6 recent jobs

  6. 6 recent jobs

  7. SSE

    5 recent jobs

  8. 4 recent jobs

  9. 4 recent jobs

  10. 4 recent jobs