Numbers of Office and Administrative Support Occupations in Arkansas

Occupation group

Office and Administrative Support Occupations

Year Number
2001 172,340
2002 177,520
2003 178,830
2004 181,250
2005 181,710
2006 184,070
2007 181,110
2008 185,550
2009 184,920
2010 185,340
2011 181,080
2012 179,900
2013 179,640
2014 178,870
2015 174,710
2016 174,970
2017 170,810
2018 170,230

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

Year Number
2001 11,060
2002 11,470
2003 11,960
2004 12,180
2005 12,190
2006 12,400
2007 12,890
2008 12,970
2009 13,530
2010 13,900
2011 13,710
2012 13,760
2013 13,900
2014 14,570
2015 14,720
2016 14,840
2017 14,630
2018 14,280

Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service

Year Number
2001 1,430
2002 1,470
2003 1,470
2004 1,520
2005 1,540
2006 1,380
2007 1,430
2008 1,490
2009 1,880
2010 1,370
2011 1,230
2012 970
2013 940
2014 770
2015 720
2016 670
2017 660
2018 540

Bill and Account Collectors

Year Number
2001 2,100
2002 2,470
2003 3,080
2004 3,160
2005 3,390
2006 2,880
2007 2,860
2008 2,940
2009 3,110
2010 3,120
2011 2,710
2012 2,260
2013 1,920
2014 1,750
2015 1,810
2016 1,680
2017 1,730
2018 1,550

Billing and Posting Clerks

Year Number
2001 2,790
2002 2,980
2003 3,390
2004 3,650
2005 4,320
2006 3,780
2007 3,600
2008 3,580
2009 3,720
2010 3,700
2011 3,820
2012 3,760
2013 3,680
2014 3,820
2015 3,860
2016 4,050
2017 4,290
2018 4,170

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

Year Number
2001 14,230
2002 15,250
2003 15,770
2004 16,420
2005 17,680
2006 18,510
2007 18,260
2008 17,470
2009 17,020
2010 14,490
2011 13,370
2012 11,690
2013 11,710
2014 11,810
2015 11,800
2016 12,040
2017 12,070
2018 11,730

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks

Year Number
2001 1,430
2002 1,510
2003 1,550
2004 1,890
2005 1,930
2006 1,960
2007 1,720
2008 1,770
2009 1,740
2010 1,640
2011 1,630
2012 1,530
2013 1,460
2014 1,540
2015 1,470
2016 1,420
2017 1,180
2018 1,040

Procurement Clerks

Year Number
2001 920
2002 950
2003 1,010
2004 990
2005 560
2008 710
2009 730
2010 710
2011 730
2012 650
2013 640
2014 630
2015 580
2016 630
2017 750
2018 820

Tellers

Year Number
2001 6,160
2002 6,120
2003 6,260
2004 6,310
2005 7,530
2006 7,420
2007 7,140
2008 7,430
2009 7,020
2010 6,830
2011 6,410
2012 6,600
2013 6,480
2014 6,550
2015 6,400
2016 6,130
2017 5,790
2018 5,280

Financial Clerks, All Other

Year Number
2012 100
2013 100
2014 50
2015 40
2016 40
2017 220
2018 250

Brokerage Clerks

Year Number
2001 200
2002 190
2003 220
2004 230
2005 260
2006 190
2007 230
2008 230
2009 220
2010 130
2011 140
2012 160
2013 230
2014 260
2015 230
2016 160
2017 120
2018 140

Correspondence Clerks

Year Number
2001 90
2002 100
2003 90
2004 70
2005 30
2006 40
2007 50
2008 40
2009 90
2010 60
2011 70
2013 50
2014 60
2015 100
2016 90
2017 80

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

Year Number
2001 1,630
2002 1,470
2003 1,330
2004 1,190
2005 1,040
2006 870
2007 1,170
2008 1,040
2009 1,090
2010 1,060
2011 1,040
2012 1,130
2013 1,110
2014 1,050
2015 1,090
2016 1,010
2017 1,190
2018 1,000

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

Year Number
2001 520
2002 580
2003 630
2004 440
2005 430
2006 290
2007 330
2008 300
2009 230
2010 210
2011 180
2012 210
2013 190
2014 180
2015 120
2016 100
2017 90
2018 90

Customer Service Representatives

Year Number
2001 8,880
2002 9,270
2003 10,470
2004 11,470
2005 11,560
2006 12,810
2007 13,190
2008 14,450
2009 14,770
2010 15,940
2011 16,170
2012 18,000
2013 19,380
2014 18,500
2015 18,480
2016 17,300
2017 15,760
2018 16,090

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

Year Number
2001 150
2002 180
2003 170
2004 180
2005 190
2006 440
2007 590
2008 640
2009 1,500
2010 1,900
2011 1,850
2012 1,720
2013 1,770
2014 1,600
2015 1,670
2016 1,620
2017 1,700
2018 1,700

File Clerks

Year Number
2001 2,420
2002 2,300
2003 2,260
2004 2,470
2005 1,940
2006 2,290
2007 2,010
2008 1,800
2009 1,680
2010 1,020
2011 1,020
2012 1,000
2013 950
2014 800
2015 590
2016 570
2017 480
2018 470

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

Year Number
2001 2,180
2002 1,900
2003 1,870
2004 2,140
2005 2,460
2006 2,370
2007 2,430
2008 2,580
2009 2,580
2010 2,510
2011 2,400
2012 2,530
2013 2,630
2014 2,580
2015 2,590
2016 2,460
2017 2,610
2018 2,520

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

Year Number
2001 1,710
2002 1,780
2003 1,760
2004 1,340
2005 1,880
2006 2,380
2007 3,000
2008 2,930
2009 2,620
2010 2,630
2011 2,130
2012 1,860
2013 1,130
2014 1,040
2015 1,030
2016 1,210
2017 1,430
2018 1,960

Library Assistants, Clerical

Year Number
2001 330
2002 370
2003 350
2004 530
2005 490
2006 820
2007 560
2008 570
2009 620
2010 740
2011 940
2012 880
2013 800
2014 710
2015 650
2016 620
2017 530
2018 510

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

Year Number
2001 1,460
2002 1,520
2003 1,550
2004 1,650
2005 1,870
2006 2,060
2007 2,000
2008 1,690
2009 1,520
2010 1,570
2011 1,520
2012 1,570
2013 1,560
2014 1,490
2015 1,570
2016 1,890
2017 2,120
2018 2,330

New Accounts Clerks

Year Number
2001 1,000
2002 850
2003 730
2004 940
2005 900
2006 920
2007 750
2008 730
2009 710
2010 750
2011 840
2012 810
2013 770
2014 670
2015 560
2016 450
2017 510
2018 480

Order Clerks

Year Number
2001 1,800
2002 1,630
2003 1,500
2004 1,580
2005 1,570
2006 1,560
2007 1,450
2008 1,650
2009 1,460
2010 1,350
2011 1,330
2012 1,420
2013 1,310
2014 1,110
2015 990
2016 910
2017 800
2018 670

Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

Year Number
2001 1,890
2002 1,950
2003 2,130
2004 2,390
2005 1,400
2006 1,450
2007 1,590
2008 1,720
2009 1,950
2010 1,760
2011 1,620
2012 1,480
2013 1,480
2014 1,470
2015 1,370
2016 1,270
2017 980
2018 890

Receptionists and Information Clerks

Year Number
2001 7,540
2002 7,880
2003 8,290
2004 8,330
2005 8,920
2006 8,680
2007 8,120
2008 8,850
2009 8,540
2010 8,760
2011 7,610
2012 7,660
2013 7,360
2014 7,080
2015 6,490
2016 6,940
2017 8,190
2018 9,550

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

Year Number
2004 560
2005 460
2006 260
2007 190
2008 220
2009 210
2010 310
2011 360
2012 460
2013 350
2014 590
2015 420
2016 370
2017 310
2018 220

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

Year Number
2004 2,000
2005 2,050
2006 1,750
2007 1,670
2008 2,090
2009 2,480
2010 2,040
2011 1,480
2012 870
2013 920
2014 920
2015 970
2016 850
2017 900
2018 1,200

Cargo and Freight Agents

Year Number
2001 430
2002 690
2003 780
2004 1,060
2005 920
2006 750
2007 870
2008 940
2009 890
2010 790
2011 820
2012 550
2013 460
2014 480
2015 700
2016 810
2017 880
2018 890

Couriers and Messengers

Year Number
2001 800
2002 790
2003 670
2004 800
2005 580
2006 680
2007 730
2008 750
2009 670
2010 580
2011 490
2012 540
2013 550
2014 510
2015 490
2016 500
2017 480
2018 420

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

Year Number
2001 1,160
2002 1,170
2003 1,230
2004 1,250
2005 1,030
2006 780
2007 1,000
2008 1,130
2009 1,230
2010 1,210
2011 1,270
2012 1,280
2013 1,320
2014 1,230
2015 1,100
2016 1,010
2017 960
2018 980

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

Year Number
2001 1,600
2002 1,820
2003 1,830
2004 1,790
2005 1,770
2006 1,730
2007 1,800
2008 2,070
2009 2,020
2010 1,830
2011 1,770
2012 1,570
2013 1,550
2014 1,470
2015 1,640
2016 1,620
2017 1,730
2018 1,720

Meter Readers, Utilities

Year Number
2001 690
2002 760
2003 820
2004 750
2005 860
2007 840
2008 900
2009 820
2010 680
2014 640
2015 630
2016 770
2017 720
2018 730

Postal Service Clerks

Year Number
2001 840
2002 830
2003 820
2004 820
2005 860
2006 920
2007 900
2008 830
2009 800
2010 710
2011 670
2012 720
2013 970
2014 970
2015 1,080
2016 1,100
2017 1,100
2018 1,050

Postal Service Mail Carriers

Year Number
2001 3,200
2002 3,130
2003 3,100
2004 3,120
2005 3,150
2006 3,250
2007 3,250
2008 3,270
2009 3,140
2010 3,030
2011 3,020
2012 2,920
2013 2,900
2014 2,900
2015 2,910
2016 3,040
2017 3,120
2018 3,260

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2001 1,180
2002 1,630
2003 1,420
2004 1,360
2005 1,250
2006 1,300
2007 1,300
2008 1,230
2009 1,100
2010 1,020
2011 990
2012 880
2013 700
2014 700
2015 570
2016 590
2017 560
2018 520

Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks

Year Number
2001 2,240
2002 2,120
2003 2,170
2004 2,400
2005 2,220
2006 2,220
2007 2,070
2008 2,340
2009 2,270
2010 2,380
2011 2,380
2012 2,330
2013 2,150
2014 2,220
2015 2,840
2016 3,530
2017 3,710
2018 3,370

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

Year Number
2001 7,220
2002 7,290
2003 7,560
2004 7,110
2005 6,590
2006 6,180
2007 6,120
2008 5,650
2009 5,280
2010 5,170
2011 5,470
2012 5,050
2013 4,750
2014 4,340
2015 4,400
2016 4,340
2017 4,440
2018 4,410

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

Year Number
2001 15,070
2002 15,060
2003 15,730
2004 17,330
2005 16,700
2006 15,940
2007 15,580
2008 15,860
2009 15,680
2010 15,530
2011 15,810
2012 16,080
2013 16,390
2014 16,380
2015 16,230
2016 17,540
2017 17,920
2018 19,080

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

Year Number
2001 680
2002 810
2003 920
2004 990
2005 910
2006 1,150
2007 1,180
2008 1,210
2009 1,280
2010 1,440
2011 1,480
2012 1,310
2013 1,230
2014 1,030
2015 870
2016 710
2017 1,100
2018 990

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

Year Number
2001 6,890
2002 6,640
2003 5,790
2004 5,710
2005 7,090
2006 6,890
2007 7,190
2008 7,530
2009 8,250
2010 7,000
2011 6,310
2012 5,160
2013 3,630
2014 3,320
2015 2,860
2016 2,600
2017 2,160
2018 2,070

Legal Secretaries

Year Number
2001 1,110
2002 1,080
2003 1,230
2004 1,560
2005 1,520
2006 1,780
2007 1,570
2008 1,510
2009 1,290
2010 980
2011 940
2012 1,050
2013 1,500
2014 1,480
2015 1,320
2016 1,090
2017 1,170
2018 1,050

Medical Secretaries

Year Number
2001 1,770
2002 1,840
2003 1,980
2004 1,640
2005 2,260
2006 2,500
2007 2,990
2008 2,810
2009 2,410
2010 2,100
2011 2,120
2012 2,070
2013 2,770
2014 2,970
2015 3,170
2016 3,430
2017 3,760
2018 3,480

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

Year Number
2001 17,540
2002 17,280
2003 17,240
2004 16,050
2005 13,520
2006 14,400
2007 14,220
2008 16,980
2009 17,180
2010 19,260
2011 20,180
2012 20,350
2013 20,030
2014 20,190
2015 19,300
2016 18,030
2017 15,240
2018 13,870

Computer Operators

Year Number
2001 1,330
2002 1,340
2003 1,350
2004 1,120
2005 940
2006 870
2007 770
2008 1,170
2009 1,180
2010 1,250
2011 1,000
2012 900
2013 960
2014 1,000
2015 960
2016 900
2017 280
2018 290

Data Entry Keyers

Year Number
2001 2,510
2002 2,360
2003 2,440
2004 2,700
2005 1,730
2006 1,720
2007 1,580
2008 1,770
2009 1,600
2010 1,850
2011 1,610
2012 1,470
2013 1,330
2014 1,250
2015 1,060
2016 1,150
2017 1,090
2018 1,020

Word Processors and Typists

Year Number
2001 470
2002 560
2003 640
2004 500
2005 470
2006 470
2007 500
2008 480
2009 410
2010 370
2011 280
2012 190
2013 140
2014 120
2017 240
2018 170

Desktop Publishers

Year Number
2001 110
2002 150
2003 170
2004 160
2005 170
2006 240
2007 170
2008 170
2009 100
2010 200
2011 120
2012 190
2013 110
2014 80
2015 30

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

Year Number
2001 1,550
2002 1,510
2003 1,420
2004 1,560
2005 1,680
2006 1,920
2007 1,710
2008 1,640
2009 1,410
2010 1,340
2011 1,260
2012 1,420
2013 1,310
2014 1,290
2015 920
2016 1,180
2017 1,200
2018 1,380

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

Year Number
2001 610
2002 600
2003 620
2004 730
2005 950
2006 870
2007 750
2008 490
2009 520
2010 490
2011 630
2012 500
2013 430
2014 370
2015 410
2016 760
2017 370
2018 400

Office Clerks, General

Year Number
2001 23,450
2002 23,260
2003 23,940
2004 23,180
2005 24,750
2006 24,650
2007 22,290
2008 20,640
2009 20,690
2010 24,340
2011 25,060
2012 27,070
2013 27,890
2014 29,510
2015 27,930
2016 28,430
2017 27,260
2018 27,120

Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

Year Number
2001 580
2002 580
2003 520
2004 540
2005 320
2006 410
2007 580
2008 660
2009 540
2010 700
2011 820
2012 790
2013 540
2014 230
2015 250
2016 210
2017 280
2018 260

Proofreaders and Copy Markers

Year Number
2004 180
2005 130
2006 150
2007 90
2008 140
2009 100
2010 110
2011 60
2012 80
2013 80
2014 80
2015 80
2016 50
2017 40

Statistical Assistants

Year Number
2001 1,980
2002 1,600
2003 1,380
2004 1,290
2006 990
2009 1,570
2010 1,110
2011 280
2015 30
2016 40
2017 40

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 1,760
2005 1,600
2006 1,780
2007 1,600
2008 2,040
2009 1,460
2012 1,120
2013 2,310
2014 2,450
2015 2,240
2016 1,800
2017 1,710
2018 1,980