Numbers of Office and Administrative Support Occupations in Minnesota

Occupation group

Office and Administrative Support Occupations

Year Number
2001 444,000
2002 446,280
2003 440,900
2004 432,790
2005 429,250
2006 434,080
2007 433,440
2008 428,970
2009 413,060
2010 397,030
2011 397,870
2012 400,220
2013 405,140
2014 409,100
2015 403,870
2016 404,120
2017 409,820
2018 405,970

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

Year Number
2001 29,250
2002 28,400
2003 26,670
2004 26,830
2005 26,340
2006 27,420
2007 27,230
2008 26,460
2009 25,340
2010 23,670
2011 23,420
2012 22,930
2013 22,960
2014 23,140
2015 23,040
2016 22,940
2017 23,190
2018 22,140

Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service

Year Number
2001 3,410
2002 2,930
2003 2,180
2004 1,810
2005 1,670
2006 1,640
2007 1,760
2008 1,510
2009 1,710
2010 1,530
2011 1,600
2012 1,340
2013 1,630
2014 1,430
2015 1,130
2016 910
2017 900
2018 760

Telephone Operators

Year Number
2001 870
2002 730
2003 910
2004 470
2006 210
2007 240
2008 490
2009 510
2010 480
2011 320
2018 620

Bill and Account Collectors

Year Number
2001 6,510
2002 6,830
2003 7,040
2004 6,970
2005 7,150
2006 6,870
2007 7,430
2008 7,430
2009 7,230
2010 7,730
2011 7,260
2012 6,790
2013 6,130
2014 6,230
2015 6,090
2016 6,170
2017 5,760
2018 4,940

Billing and Posting Clerks

Year Number
2001 8,420
2002 8,770
2003 8,660
2004 9,250
2005 8,930
2006 8,950
2007 8,790
2008 8,960
2009 8,960
2010 9,210
2011 9,650
2012 9,430
2013 9,650
2014 10,250
2015 9,270
2016 8,010
2017 6,660
2018 6,580

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

Year Number
2001 33,990
2002 34,300
2003 34,670
2004 33,380
2005 34,280
2006 35,790
2007 36,120
2008 35,350
2009 33,850
2010 32,710
2011 33,870
2012 35,770
2013 36,520
2014 36,770
2015 34,770
2016 33,560
2017 32,090
2018 31,110

Gaming Cage Workers

Year Number
2007 100
2008 290
2009 220
2010 360
2011 370
2012 560
2013 360
2014 220
2015 400
2016 420
2017 450
2018 270

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks

Year Number
2001 3,700
2002 3,650
2003 3,610
2004 3,890
2005 3,720
2006 3,730
2007 3,640
2008 3,740
2009 3,600
2010 3,520
2011 3,900
2012 4,290
2013 4,140
2014 4,010
2015 3,550
2016 3,210
2017 2,920
2018 2,550

Procurement Clerks

Year Number
2001 1,720
2002 1,600
2003 1,600
2004 1,630
2005 1,650
2006 1,830
2007 2,030
2008 2,100
2009 2,010
2010 1,870
2011 2,020
2012 1,930
2013 1,990
2014 1,910
2015 1,610
2016 1,430
2017 1,380
2018 1,330

Tellers

Year Number
2001 10,110
2002 10,430
2003 10,220
2004 10,290
2005 10,410
2006 9,890
2007 10,200
2008 10,490
2009 9,980
2010 9,730
2011 8,890
2012 9,120
2013 8,720
2014 8,250
2015 8,300
2016 7,890
2017 8,280
2018 8,300

Financial Clerks, All Other

Year Number
2012 600
2013 700
2014 690
2015 500
2016 960
2017 1,240
2018 1,360

Brokerage Clerks

Year Number
2001 3,020
2002 3,750
2003 3,750
2004 2,320
2005 2,030
2006 2,560
2007 2,800
2008 2,910
2009 2,220
2010 1,960
2011 1,960
2012 1,850
2013 1,860
2014 1,840
2015 2,030
2016 2,740
2017 2,820
2018 2,470

Correspondence Clerks

Year Number
2001 700
2002 530
2003 430
2004 230
2005 200
2006 360
2007 350
2008 400
2009 140
2010 110
2011 60
2012 40
2014 30
2016 30

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

Year Number
2001 2,050
2002 1,990
2003 1,680
2004 2,280
2005 2,610
2006 2,630
2007 2,770
2008 2,530
2009 2,770
2010 2,640
2011 2,630
2012 2,370
2013 2,270
2014 2,210
2015 2,330
2016 2,410
2017 3,140
2018 3,990

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

Year Number
2001 1,480
2002 1,500
2003 1,240
2004 1,140
2005 1,130
2006 990
2007 840
2008 1,190
2009 1,290
2010 1,210
2011 890
2012 770
2013 610
2014 590
2015 840
2016 920
2017 960
2018 720

Customer Service Representatives

Year Number
2001 37,470
2002 40,370
2003 39,970
2004 38,010
2005 36,910
2006 37,890
2007 38,370
2008 39,880
2009 40,210
2010 40,350
2011 42,340
2012 47,710
2013 48,590
2014 54,030
2015 54,110
2016 56,610
2017 57,240
2018 58,710

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

Year Number
2001 2,430
2002 2,650
2003 3,720
2004 2,670
2005 2,830
2006 3,050
2007 3,060
2008 2,630
2009 2,660
2010 2,690
2011 2,670
2012 2,790
2013 2,500
2014 2,310
2015 2,390
2016 2,410
2017 2,410
2018 2,230

File Clerks

Year Number
2001 4,480
2002 4,350
2003 4,640
2004 5,050
2005 4,320
2006 3,840
2007 3,830
2008 3,210
2009 2,810
2010 2,630
2011 2,720
2012 2,740
2013 2,810
2014 2,580
2015 2,310
2016 1,920
2017 1,540
2018 1,310

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

Year Number
2001 3,370
2002 3,510
2003 3,460
2004 3,560
2005 3,460
2006 3,600
2007 3,610
2008 4,340
2009 5,080
2010 5,110
2011 4,910
2012 4,470
2013 4,660
2014 5,140
2015 4,580
2016 4,730
2017 5,180
2018 5,200

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

Year Number
2001 2,770
2002 2,770
2003 2,820
2004 2,940
2005 3,260
2006 3,960
2007 3,660
2008 4,010
2009 3,450
2010 3,390
2011 3,070
2012 2,800
2013 3,470
2014 2,980
2015 3,220
2016 2,800
2017 3,610
2018 3,610

Library Assistants, Clerical

Year Number
2001 1,440
2002 1,800
2003 1,640
2004 1,770
2005 1,720
2006 1,800
2007 1,520
2008 1,920
2009 1,700
2010 1,670
2011 1,580
2012 1,280
2013 1,110
2014 910
2015 1,160
2016 1,150
2017 1,740
2018 1,970

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

Year Number
2001 4,230
2002 4,010
2003 4,550
2004 6,860
2005 6,900
2006 7,550
2007 5,520
2008 5,220
2009 4,480
2010 4,880
2011 4,950
2012 5,490
2013 5,260
2014 5,760
2015 4,740
2016 4,530
2017 5,740
2018 5,530

New Accounts Clerks

Year Number
2001 1,850
2002 1,940
2003 1,820
2004 2,070
2005 2,390
2006 2,330
2007 2,470
2008 1,980
2009 1,850
2010 1,760
2011 1,600
2012 1,200
2013 1,170
2014 1,030
2015 1,070
2016 940
2017 1,170
2018 1,170

Order Clerks

Year Number
2001 7,360
2002 6,660
2003 6,310
2004 6,060
2005 5,670
2006 5,440
2007 4,570
2008 4,520
2009 4,530
2010 4,080
2011 4,440
2012 3,790
2013 3,490
2014 2,890
2015 2,360
2016 2,170
2017 1,880
2018 2,160

Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

Year Number
2001 2,970
2002 3,500
2003 3,700
2004 3,290
2005 3,250
2006 3,600
2007 3,690
2008 4,020
2009 4,020
2010 3,770
2011 3,490
2012 3,410
2013 3,540
2014 3,570
2015 4,600
2016 5,650
2017 5,400
2018 4,280

Receptionists and Information Clerks

Year Number
2001 21,600
2002 22,890
2003 22,160
2004 22,920
2005 23,880
2006 24,150
2007 23,850
2008 22,160
2009 21,460
2010 19,470
2011 19,750
2012 20,090
2013 20,940
2014 20,220
2015 18,780
2016 17,880
2017 17,340
2018 16,980

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

Year Number
2001 2,390
2007 2,480
2008 2,920
2009 3,080
2010 3,990
2011 3,420
2012 3,520
2013 4,340
2014 4,190
2015 4,820
2016 5,530
2017 5,470
2018 4,630

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

Year Number
2004 4,130
2005 4,630
2006 4,800
2007 4,390
2008 4,060
2009 3,590
2010 3,520
2011 3,720
2012 3,230
2013 3,720
2014 3,250
2015 3,330
2016 2,460
2017 2,260
2018 1,900

Cargo and Freight Agents

Year Number
2001 1,120
2002 810
2003 880
2005 1,280
2006 1,350
2007 1,570
2008 1,310
2009 1,340
2010 1,110
2011 1,360
2012 1,140
2013 1,390
2014 1,390
2015 1,340
2016 1,360
2017 1,450
2018 1,490

Couriers and Messengers

Year Number
2001 1,330
2004 2,230
2007 1,800
2008 1,670
2009 1,530
2010 1,250
2011 1,040
2012 960
2013 640
2014 570
2015 830
2016 950
2017 1,050
2018 750

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

Year Number
2001 1,320
2002 1,280
2003 1,380
2004 1,290
2005 1,270
2006 1,390
2007 1,370
2008 1,210
2009 1,560
2010 1,510
2011 1,650
2012 1,340
2013 1,470
2014 1,340
2015 1,380
2016 1,230
2017 1,300
2018 1,280

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

Year Number
2001 4,070
2002 3,370
2003 3,010
2004 3,150
2005 3,280
2006 3,220
2007 3,200
2008 3,310
2009 3,110
2010 3,230
2011 3,340
2012 3,790
2013 3,750
2014 4,020
2015 4,500
2016 4,140
2017 4,230
2018 4,250

Meter Readers, Utilities

Year Number
2001 580
2002 600
2003 460
2004 410
2005 350
2006 440
2007 430
2008 510
2009 470
2010 500
2011 420
2012 420
2013 350
2014 360
2015 340
2016 340
2017 310
2018 260

Postal Service Clerks

Year Number
2001 1,050
2002 1,010
2003 1,030
2004 1,050
2005 1,140
2006 1,270
2007 1,260
2008 1,270
2009 1,160
2010 1,040
2011 1,000
2012 1,060
2013 1,270
2014 1,270
2015 1,410
2016 1,530
2017 1,540
2018 1,490

Postal Service Mail Carriers

Year Number
2001 7,000
2002 6,930
2003 6,920
2004 6,990
2005 6,990
2006 7,040
2007 7,060
2008 7,070
2009 6,740
2010 6,510
2011 6,350
2012 6,050
2013 6,180
2014 6,180
2015 6,240
2016 6,420
2017 6,370
2018 6,370

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2001 3,920
2002 5,560
2003 4,910
2004 4,740
2005 4,440
2006 4,220
2007 4,140
2008 3,790
2009 3,480
2010 3,150
2011 2,960
2012 2,780
2013 2,520
2014 2,520
2015 2,260
2016 2,300
2017 2,350
2018 2,160

Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks

Year Number
2001 5,180
2002 4,830
2003 4,860
2004 4,440
2005 4,110
2006 4,110
2007 4,150
2008 4,120
2009 3,900
2010 3,850
2011 4,770
2012 5,390
2013 5,570
2014 5,480
2015 5,640
2016 5,570
2017 5,460
2018 5,340

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

Year Number
2001 15,270
2002 14,020
2003 14,890
2004 14,840
2005 15,100
2006 14,760
2007 14,780
2008 14,410
2009 13,850
2010 13,250
2011 13,490
2012 13,570
2013 14,310
2014 13,860
2015 13,710
2016 13,950
2017 14,860
2018 15,030

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

Year Number
2001 35,140
2002 33,220
2003 32,980
2004 34,590
2005 35,660
2006 35,980
2007 36,740
2008 38,820
2009 39,240
2010 36,410
2011 35,330
2012 34,230
2013 32,560
2014 32,790
2015 31,810
2016 33,440
2017 34,550
2018 35,190

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

Year Number
2001 1,710
2002 1,550
2003 1,530
2004 1,590
2005 1,120
2006 1,190
2007 1,060
2008 920
2009 780
2010 780
2011 770
2012 900
2013 980
2014 980
2015 790
2016 800
2017 830
2018 830

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

Year Number
2001 22,510
2002 22,890
2003 23,060
2004 25,260
2005 27,360
2006 28,740
2007 30,430
2008 30,160
2009 28,440
2010 24,840
2011 22,670
2012 21,460
2013 20,020
2014 18,470
2015 15,860
2016 13,760
2017 12,320
2018 12,510

Legal Secretaries

Year Number
2001 3,880
2002 4,020
2003 4,040
2004 4,090
2005 3,890
2006 4,150
2007 4,210
2008 3,980
2009 4,150
2010 4,300
2011 4,370
2012 4,210
2013 3,750
2014 3,770
2015 3,460
2016 3,380
2017 3,520
2018 3,530

Medical Secretaries

Year Number
2001 4,950
2002 4,720
2003 6,020
2004 7,440
2005 8,280
2006 8,020
2007 8,030
2008 7,250
2009 7,290
2010 7,430
2011 7,770
2012 7,540
2013 8,140
2014 8,590
2015 9,860
2016 11,200
2017 12,690
2018 12,450

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

Year Number
2001 17,570
2002 17,270
2003 14,770
2004 11,600
2005 10,730
2006 9,900
2007 10,330
2008 9,800
2009 9,550
2010 11,790
2011 15,320
2012 20,080
2013 23,050
2014 26,480
2015 29,190
2016 29,860
2017 30,080
2018 31,920

Computer Operators

Year Number
2001 3,050
2002 2,960
2003 2,870
2004 1,900
2005 1,720
2006 1,420
2007 1,420
2008 1,370
2009 1,180
2010 1,030
2011 890
2012 810
2013 740
2014 820
2015 630
2016 550
2017 420
2018 340

Data Entry Keyers

Year Number
2001 8,020
2002 7,440
2003 6,240
2004 6,530
2005 6,390
2006 6,500
2007 6,550
2008 6,090
2009 5,900
2010 4,830
2011 4,680
2012 4,310
2013 4,240
2014 3,650
2015 3,450
2016 3,110
2017 3,020
2018 2,410

Word Processors and Typists

Year Number
2001 2,970
2002 3,740
2003 3,760
2004 3,690
2005 2,970
2006 2,750
2007 2,130
2008 1,410
2009 1,110
2010 1,050
2011 1,120
2012 1,070
2013 1,020
2014 870
2015 790
2016 700
2017 520
2018 250

Desktop Publishers

Year Number
2001 1,200
2002 1,320
2003 1,370
2004 1,420
2005 1,190
2006 1,080
2007 920
2008 930
2009 870
2010 810
2011 600
2012 500
2013 420
2014 480
2015 420
2016 370
2017 380
2018 380

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

Year Number
2001 6,180
2002 4,160
2003 3,360
2004 3,240
2005 3,070
2006 3,780
2007 3,280
2008 3,200
2009 2,580
2010 2,640
2011 2,790
2012 2,650
2013 2,960
2014 2,840
2015 3,360
2016 4,950
2017 5,530
2018 6,230

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

Year Number
2001 3,310
2002 3,450
2003 3,500
2004 3,160
2005 3,560
2006 2,910
2007 3,940
2008 3,820
2009 3,750
2010 2,520
2011 2,530
2012 2,360
2013 2,680
2014 2,420
2015 2,900
2016 2,950
2017 2,930
2018 2,920

Office Clerks, General

Year Number
2001 75,040
2002 75,730
2003 77,570
2004 73,540
2005 71,110
2006 70,310
2007 68,120
2008 65,770
2009 60,910
2010 59,230
2011 57,480
2012 55,550
2013 55,780
2014 54,770
2015 53,930
2016 53,070
2017 55,750
2018 55,140

Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

Year Number
2001 2,340
2002 2,510
2003 3,250
2004 3,040
2005 2,050
2006 2,400
2007 2,350
2008 2,610
2009 2,160
2010 1,800
2011 1,670
2012 1,480
2013 1,140
2014 1,050
2015 950
2016 1,140
2017 1,520
2018 1,530

Proofreaders and Copy Markers

Year Number
2002 1,010
2003 1,020
2004 710
2005 550
2006 470
2007 330
2008 330
2009 300
2010 330
2011 350
2012 510
2013 450
2014 590
2015 610
2016 470
2017 360
2018 280

Statistical Assistants

Year Number
2001 460
2002 360
2003 300
2004 300
2005 100
2006 60
2007 30
2010 30
2011 40
2013 40
2014 60
2015 80
2016 70
2017 40
2018 50

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 8,390
2005 6,960
2006 7,480
2007 8,510
2008 9,090
2009 8,930
2012 5,600
2013 6,090
2014 6,580
2015 6,340
2016 5,500
2017 4,930
2018 4,720