Administration supervisor - Salary and Career
Administrative Supervisors

Administration supervisor - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They supervise administrative routines in public and private institutions, directly leading a team of clerks, administrative assistants, office secretaries, office machine operators and ushers. They coordinate general services of pouches, messengers, transport, notary, cleaning, outsourced, maintenance of equipment, furniture, facilities, etc., manage human resources, assets and consumables, organize documents and correspondence, manage staff. They can maintain financial routines, controlling fixed fund (small cash), funds, accounts payable, cash flow and bank account, issuing and checking invoices and receipts, rendering accounts and collecting taxes.

How much does an Administration supervisor earn

A Administration supervisor earns between $1.408 and $9.079 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.305 and a median salary of $2.350 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 144.917 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Administration supervisor

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.305 39.662 826 16
1º Quartile 1.408 16.894 352 7
Median Salary 2.350 28.200 588 11
3º Quartile 6.924 83.092 1.731 33
Higher Salary 9.079 108.953 2.270 43

Professional job categories

  • Administrative services workers
    • officers
      • administrative services supervisors (except customer service)
        • administrative supervisors

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Main workplaces

Administrative Supervisors these workers work in the most diverse areas of public or private companies. They are CLT or statutory employees. They work as a team, with occasional supervision, indoors and during the day. Eventually, they work in uncomfortable positions for long periods.

What does it take to work in the field of Administrative Supervisors

To enter this occupation, a complete high school education and three to four years of professional experience in administrative work are required.

Functions and activities of Administration supervisor

Administrative Supervisors must:

  • communicate;
  • manage assets and consumables;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • organize documents and correspondence;
  • supervise administrative routines;
  • manage team;
  • manage staff;
  • coordinate general services;
  • maintain financial routines;

  • Activities

    • operate computer resources;
    • select suppliers;
    • reconcile accounts;
    • select personnel;
    • search prices;
    • issue invoices and receipts;
    • prepare trial balance;
    • evaluate team performance;
    • create administrative routines;
    • prepare announcements;
    • control telephone calls;
    • buy consumables and supplies;
    • demonstrate discernment;
    • propose measures to simplify and improve administrative routines;
    • relocate personnel;
    • control cash flow;
    • demonstrate verbal and written fluency;
    • create documents;
    • check documents and correspondence;
    • demonstrate organization;
    • control fixed fund (small cash);
    • accountability;
    • work as a team;
    • sort documents and correspondence;
    • collect taxes;
    • demonstrate flexibility;
    • triage information;
    • purchase assets;
    • supervise schedules;
    • implement administrative routines;
    • elaborate correspondence;
    • coordinate maintenance services for machinery, equipment, furniture and installations;
    • supervise property security service;
    • request the purchase of consumables;
    • delegate functions;
    • demonstrate responsibility;
    • manage work schedule;
    • coordinate cleaning service;
    • coordinate messenger service;
    • analyze documents and correspondence;
    • manage work safety;
    • demonstrate initiative;
    • demonstrate leadership;
    • refund expenses;
    • check work frequency;
    • guide compliance with rules and work orders;
    • coordinate transport service;
    • coordinate photocopy service;
    • check invoices;
    • store consumables;
    • disclose information;
    • coordinate outsourced services;
    • distribute services;
    • report;
    • check stock of consumables;
    • receive documents and correspondence;
    • overcoming adverse situations;
    • control funds;
    • settle advance accounts;
    • distribute consumables;
    • control accounts receivable;
    • mastering legislation;
    • intermediate teams;
    • write contracts;
    • coordinate notary service;
    • coordinate mail service;
    • analyze the functioning of administrative routines;
    • request staff;
    • request payment authorization;
    • train team;
    • organize files;
    • forward documents and correspondence;
    • clarify doubts;
    • inspect property;
    • teach processes;
    • control accounts payable;
    • guide the execution of administrative routines;
    • control bank account;
    • fill in forms;
    • demonstrate honesty;
    • set work schedule;
    • manage benefits;
    • register documents and correspondence;
    • check consumables;

    Sectors that hire Administration supervisor the most in the job market

    • cleaning in buildings and households
    • temporary labor lease
    • combined office and administrative support services
    • supply and management of human resources for third parties
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • road transport of cargo, except dangerous goods and removals, intercity, interstate and international
    • hospital care activities
    • combined building support services
    • accounting activities
    • other service activities provided mainly to companies

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