Administrative head - Salary and Career
Administrative Supervisors

Administrative head - 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 Administrative head earn

A Administrative head 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 Administrative head

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 Administrative head

Administrative Supervisors must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Administrative head 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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