Personnel administrative supervisor - Salary and Career
Administrative Supervisors

Personnel administrative 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 Personnel administrative supervisor earn

A Personnel administrative 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 Averwage.com 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 Personnel administrative 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 Personnel administrative supervisor

Administrative Supervisors must:

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

  • Activities

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


    Sectors that hire Personnel administrative 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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