Numbers of Office and Administrative Support Occupations in Columbia, SC

Occupation group

Office and Administrative Support Occupations

Year Number
2005 66,280
2006 66,910
2007 63,560
2008 64,910
2009 61,830
2010 63,100
2011 62,600
2012 63,200
2013 63,320
2014 63,240
2015 63,220
2016 62,940
2017 61,300
2018 63,060

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

Year Number
2005 5,560
2006 5,390
2007 5,800
2008 6,040
2009 4,860
2010 4,550
2011 5,550
2012 5,680
2013 5,800
2014 6,130
2015 6,560
2016 6,870
2017 6,910
2018 7,030

Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service

Year Number
2005 530
2006 530
2007 490
2008 490
2009 440
2010 380
2011 320
2012 290
2013 330
2014 340
2015 310
2016 290
2017 310
2018 260

Telephone Operators

Year Number
2008 190
2009 80
2010 60

Bill and Account Collectors

Year Number
2005 1,680
2006 1,470
2007 1,400
2008 1,390
2009 1,110
2010 1,010
2011 750
2012 880
2013 1,240
2014 1,390
2015 1,190
2016 1,160
2017 1,020
2018 1,240

Billing and Posting Clerks

Year Number
2005 2,010
2006 1,720
2007 1,580
2008 1,570
2009 1,360
2010 1,570
2011 1,740
2012 1,640
2013 1,470
2014 1,420
2015 1,450
2016 1,570
2017 1,630
2018 1,570

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

Year Number
2005 4,710
2006 4,850
2007 4,720
2008 4,760
2009 4,620
2010 4,520
2011 3,970
2012 3,890
2013 3,680
2014 3,630
2015 3,840
2016 4,510
2017 4,170
2018 3,840

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks

Year Number
2005 520
2006 550
2007 510
2008 610
2009 510
2010 570
2011 570
2012 550
2013 380
2014 350
2015 330
2016 300
2017 270
2018 300

Procurement Clerks

Year Number
2005 280
2006 350
2007 730
2008 570
2009 640
2010 510
2011 510
2012 480
2013 400
2014 430
2015 380
2016 300
2017 220
2018 250

Tellers

Year Number
2005 1,440
2006 1,410
2007 1,580
2008 1,880
2009 1,590
2010 1,390
2011 930
2012 860
2013 880
2014 960
2015 1,020
2016 1,100
2017 1,130
2018 900

Financial Clerks, All Other

Year Number
2012 30
2013 30

Brokerage Clerks

Year Number
2005 50
2006 50
2007 40
2008 40
2010 130
2011 110
2012 130
2013 90
2014 140
2015 70
2017 50
2018 80

Correspondence Clerks

Year Number
2005 90
2006 100
2007 70
2008 60
2009 50

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

Year Number
2005 260
2006 170
2007 180
2008 140
2009 210
2010 210
2011 220
2012 170
2013 220
2014 290
2015 290
2016 290
2017 330
2018 410

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

Year Number
2005 80
2006 190
2007 310
2008 310
2009 290
2010 370
2011 260
2012 270
2013 90
2014 90
2015 110
2016 140
2017 160
2018 110

Customer Service Representatives

Year Number
2005 7,110
2006 7,280
2007 6,850
2008 7,240
2009 7,640
2010 8,790
2011 8,800
2012 9,620
2013 11,290
2014 10,280
2015 9,880
2016 9,450
2017 10,760
2018 12,340

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

Year Number
2006 40
2008 50
2009 60
2010 70
2011 70
2012 120
2013 90
2014 60
2015 50
2016 70
2017 80
2018 50

File Clerks

Year Number
2005 730
2006 890
2007 800
2008 720
2009 710
2010 590
2011 380
2012 330
2013 300
2014 330
2015 370
2016 360
2017 270
2018 230

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

Year Number
2005 550
2006 550
2007 500
2008 510
2009 500
2010 530
2011 550
2012 510
2013 610
2014 710
2015 730
2016 820
2017 910
2018 980

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

Year Number
2005 580
2006 660
2007 730
2008 670
2009 600
2010 330
2011 220
2012 250
2013 390
2014 570
2015 610
2016 630
2017 510
2018 600

Library Assistants, Clerical

Year Number
2007 220
2008 320
2009 330
2010 320
2011 310
2012 290
2013 310
2014 290
2015 280
2016 280
2017 210
2018 180

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

Year Number
2006 550
2007 380
2008 310
2009 260
2010 250
2011 370
2012 340
2013 330
2014 320
2015 430
2016 540
2017 600
2018 610

New Accounts Clerks

Year Number
2005 260
2006 390
2007 310
2008 340
2009 220
2010 150
2011 60
2012 70
2013 100
2014 90
2015 70

Order Clerks

Year Number
2005 490
2006 440
2007 370
2008 250
2009 260
2010 300
2011 350
2012 340
2013 260
2014 220
2015 350
2016 330
2017 380
2018 230

Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

Year Number
2005 710
2006 710
2007 770
2008 690
2009 660
2010 650
2011 680
2012 630
2013 520
2014 470
2015 940
2016 470
2017 410
2018 400

Receptionists and Information Clerks

Year Number
2005 2,130
2006 2,110
2007 2,510
2008 2,750
2009 2,860
2010 3,250
2011 2,880
2012 2,720
2013 2,460
2014 2,480
2015 2,670
2016 2,100
2017 1,840
2018 1,750

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

Year Number
2005 220
2006 160
2007 160
2009 120
2011 70
2016 180
2018 200

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

Year Number
2005 620
2006 460
2007 480
2008 470
2009 440
2010 490
2011 460
2012 470
2013 340
2014 370
2015 350
2016 330
2017 300
2018 290

Cargo and Freight Agents

Year Number
2005 80
2006 110
2007 50
2010 80
2011 80
2012 100
2013 70
2014 60
2015 60
2016 100

Couriers and Messengers

Year Number
2005 410
2006 290
2007 310
2008 320
2009 330
2010 350
2011 410
2012 330
2013 320
2014 270
2015 300
2016 310
2017 370
2018 610

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

Year Number
2005 140
2006 150
2007 140
2008 200
2009 200
2010 210
2011 230
2012 230
2013 200
2014 210
2015 210
2016 260
2017 290
2018 240

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

Year Number
2005 400
2006 480
2007 600
2008 560
2009 480
2010 450
2011 530
2012 480
2013 420
2014 330
2015 290
2016 340
2017 340
2018 360

Meter Readers, Utilities

Year Number
2005 180
2006 280
2007 180
2008 160
2009 90
2010 70
2011 80
2012 90
2013 120
2014 100
2015 120
2016 140
2017 150
2018 130

Postal Service Clerks

Year Number
2005 150
2006 140
2007 150
2008 150
2009 140
2010 150
2011 150
2012 150
2013 110
2014 110
2015 120
2016 130
2017 130
2018 130

Postal Service Mail Carriers

Year Number
2005 750
2006 750
2007 780
2008 810
2009 760
2010 730
2011 710
2012 710
2013 710
2014 710
2015 760
2016 820
2017 870
2018 900

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 550
2006 570
2007 540
2008 530
2009 470
2010 400
2011 390
2012 410
2013 410
2014 410
2015 450
2016 460
2017 470
2018 420

Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks

Year Number
2005 530
2006 560
2007 470
2008 590
2009 570
2010 660
2011 630
2013 1,620
2016 1,150
2017 570
2018 680

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

Year Number
2005 2,410
2006 2,330
2007 1,820
2008 1,800
2009 1,520
2010 1,460
2011 1,670
2012 1,750
2013 1,810
2014 1,530
2015 1,610
2016 2,000
2017 1,630
2018 1,620

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

Year Number
2005 6,270
2006 6,410
2007 3,990
2008 4,290
2009 4,330
2010 4,290
2011 4,420
2012 4,060
2013 3,820
2014 4,150
2015 4,310
2016 4,320
2017 3,790
2018 3,810

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

Year Number
2005 120
2006 100
2007 160
2008 230
2009 200
2010 150
2011 160
2012 190
2013 170
2014 350
2015 320
2016 440

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

Year Number
2005 3,440
2006 3,170
2007 3,180
2008 3,050
2009 2,780
2010 2,300
2011 2,150
2012 1,680
2013 1,480
2014 1,400
2015 1,020
2016 1,040
2017 1,020
2018 980

Legal Secretaries

Year Number
2005 850
2006 800
2007 1,010
2008 810
2009 1,050
2010 920
2011 860
2012 830
2013 770
2014 790
2015 510
2016 460
2017 420
2018 490

Medical Secretaries

Year Number
2005 1,150
2006 970
2007 590
2008 570
2009 840
2010 830
2011 1,050
2012 970
2013 1,200
2014 1,230
2015 1,400
2016 1,790
2017 1,730
2018 1,700

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

Year Number
2005 6,260
2006 5,640
2007 4,460
2008 4,090
2009 5,920
2010 6,130
2011 6,680
2012 6,810
2013 7,310
2014 7,450
2015 7,920
2016 7,910
2017 7,780
2018 7,880

Computer Operators

Year Number
2005 280
2006 350
2007 360
2008 600
2009 440
2010 330
2011 180
2012 130
2013 140
2014 100
2015 130
2016 130
2017 120
2018 100

Data Entry Keyers

Year Number
2005 1,050
2006 1,030
2007 1,350
2008 1,220
2009 1,220
2010 830
2011 910
2012 1,000
2013 960
2014 810
2015 660
2016 540
2017 370
2018 400

Word Processors and Typists

Year Number
2005 110
2006 120
2007 100
2008 120
2009 170
2010 170
2011 110
2012 60
2013 40

Desktop Publishers

Year Number
2008 60
2009 40
2010 40

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

Year Number
2007 790
2008 890
2009 760
2010 2,100
2011 2,000
2012 2,010
2013 1,540
2014 1,490
2015 1,370
2016 1,450
2017 1,410
2018 1,450

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

Year Number
2005 320
2006 350
2007 420
2008 510
2009 510
2010 420
2011 260
2012 300
2013 410
2014 400
2015 340
2016 280
2017 200
2018 190

Office Clerks, General

Year Number
2005 7,780
2006 9,520
2007 10,040
2008 10,300
2009 8,040
2010 8,310
2011 8,040
2012 8,700
2013 6,960
2014 6,600
2015 5,690
2016 5,470
2017 5,360
2018 5,810

Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

Year Number
2006 60
2007 40
2008 80
2009 80
2010 80
2011 50
2012 70
2014 690
2016 140

Statistical Assistants

Year Number
2005 80
2006 80
2007 90
2008 90
2009 120
2010 140
2011 130
2012 130
2013 130
2014 110
2016 80
2017 70
2018 80

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 510
2006 300
2007 190
2008 210
2009 200
2012 170
2013 150
2014 150
2015 430