Numbers of Office and Administrative Support Occupations in New Jersey

Occupation group

Office and Administrative Support Occupations

Year Number
2001 772,270
2002 782,940
2003 774,090
2004 765,270
2005 755,740
2006 761,070
2007 756,330
2008 742,900
2009 708,740
2010 678,020
2011 668,920
2012 669,000
2013 660,650
2014 656,040
2015 653,050
2016 654,180
2017 652,000
2018 644,040

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

Year Number
2001 47,470
2002 47,430
2003 47,780
2004 46,400
2005 45,260
2006 45,510
2007 44,970
2008 45,650
2009 44,860
2010 43,090
2011 43,360
2012 44,300
2013 43,100
2014 42,050
2015 41,240
2016 41,110
2017 40,610
2018 40,100

Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service

Year Number
2001 5,140
2002 5,610
2003 5,020
2004 5,400
2005 4,980
2006 4,430
2007 4,210
2008 4,100
2009 3,770
2010 2,980
2011 2,840
2012 2,910
2013 2,850
2014 2,530
2015 2,130
2016 2,020
2017 1,860
2018 2,050

Telephone Operators

Year Number
2001 3,090
2002 2,030
2003 2,060
2004 1,580
2006 980
2007 850
2008 970
2009 880
2010 690
2011 290
2012 230
2013 220
2014 230
2015 150
2016 120
2017 70
2018 80

Communications Equipment Operators, All Other

Year Number
2004 130
2005 170
2006 140
2007 110
2008 40
2009 30
2010 40
2011 100
2012 350
2013 300
2014 240
2016 180
2017 160

Bill and Account Collectors

Year Number
2001 9,690
2002 10,160
2003 9,730
2004 7,910
2005 7,880
2006 8,640
2007 9,040
2008 8,760
2009 8,930
2010 8,530
2011 7,080
2012 6,650
2013 6,680
2014 6,950
2015 6,670
2016 5,640
2017 5,890
2018 5,210

Billing and Posting Clerks

Year Number
2001 16,550
2002 17,640
2003 17,390
2004 19,150
2005 20,550
2006 21,980
2007 21,740
2008 21,430
2009 20,560
2010 19,770
2011 19,190
2012 19,640
2013 20,610
2014 19,740
2015 18,560
2016 17,740
2017 18,290
2018 18,630

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

Year Number
2001 61,380
2002 60,880
2003 60,630
2004 56,500
2005 54,820
2006 54,180
2007 56,060
2008 56,210
2009 52,690
2010 47,870
2011 46,310
2012 46,320
2013 47,440
2014 45,500
2015 45,650
2016 45,120
2017 43,590
2018 43,380

Gaming Cage Workers

Year Number
2001 700
2002 850
2003 730
2004 1,050
2005 900
2008 290
2009 190
2010 100
2011 100
2012 180
2013 180
2014 180
2015 70
2016 60

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks

Year Number
2001 4,900
2002 5,020
2003 4,930
2004 5,280
2005 5,660
2006 6,440
2007 6,520
2008 6,050
2009 4,200
2010 3,910
2011 4,450
2012 4,600
2013 4,650
2014 4,270
2015 4,400
2016 4,400
2017 4,290
2018 4,130

Procurement Clerks

Year Number
2001 2,180
2002 2,190
2003 2,090
2004 2,370
2005 2,510
2006 2,690
2007 2,890
2008 2,720
2009 2,540
2010 2,440
2011 2,830
2012 3,180
2013 2,930
2014 2,990
2015 3,270
2016 3,430
2017 3,490
2018 3,380

Tellers

Year Number
2001 17,880
2002 17,850
2003 19,760
2004 18,140
2005 17,170
2006 17,580
2007 18,280
2008 19,390
2009 18,880
2010 18,290
2011 17,880
2012 18,890
2013 17,760
2014 16,040
2015 15,390
2016 15,240
2017 14,470
2018 13,380

Financial Clerks, All Other

Year Number
2012 2,530
2013 2,330
2014 2,500
2016 1,840
2017 1,720
2018 1,480

Brokerage Clerks

Year Number
2001 5,600
2002 5,360
2003 5,150
2004 5,270
2005 4,740
2006 4,660
2007 4,530
2008 4,440
2009 4,610
2010 4,330
2011 4,850
2012 4,350
2013 4,060
2014 3,500
2015 3,090
2016 3,330
2017 2,970
2018 2,800

Correspondence Clerks

Year Number
2001 1,190
2002 1,090
2003 1,100
2004 1,070
2006 530
2007 470
2008 460
2009 290
2010 230
2011 260
2012 270
2013 320
2014 310
2015 270
2016 240
2017 160
2018 170

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

Year Number
2001 2,690
2002 2,710
2003 2,320
2004 1,990
2005 3,400
2006 6,710
2007 6,320
2008 6,850
2009 6,550
2010 6,810
2011 6,500
2012 4,600
2013 4,260
2014 4,370
2015 4,630
2016 4,520
2017 4,600
2018 4,760

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

Year Number
2001 2,350
2002 2,440
2003 2,170
2004 2,400
2005 2,700
2006 2,430
2007 2,480
2008 2,430
2009 2,170
2010 1,830
2011 1,500
2012 1,450
2013 1,310
2014 1,270
2015 1,300
2016 1,490
2017 1,570
2018 1,660

Customer Service Representatives

Year Number
2001 52,010
2002 54,330
2003 56,280
2004 63,600
2005 62,970
2006 63,410
2007 62,560
2008 58,460
2009 55,480
2010 55,420
2011 57,940
2012 61,520
2013 61,460
2014 64,120
2015 64,430
2016 66,470
2017 68,330
2018 68,260

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

Year Number
2001 2,710
2002 2,010
2003 1,290
2004 1,630
2005 1,130
2006 1,210
2007 1,110
2008 1,180
2009 1,040
2010 1,170
2011 1,220
2012 810
2013 800
2014 790
2015 870
2016 810
2017 780
2018 740

File Clerks

Year Number
2001 10,410
2002 10,570
2003 10,760
2004 11,320
2005 10,570
2006 10,210
2007 9,150
2008 8,670
2009 8,750
2010 9,070
2011 9,090
2012 8,540
2013 8,210
2014 7,430
2015 7,380
2016 7,350
2017 7,750
2018 8,070

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

Year Number
2001 3,410
2002 3,760
2003 3,790
2004 3,690
2005 4,030
2006 3,920
2007 3,880
2008 4,190
2009 4,190
2010 4,460
2011 3,640
2012 3,820
2013 3,850
2014 3,980
2015 4,090
2016 4,040
2017 3,800
2018 3,740

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

Year Number
2001 5,940
2002 7,200
2003 8,310
2004 9,370
2005 8,440
2006 8,420
2007 7,510
2008 7,240
2009 7,300
2010 6,800
2011 7,120
2012 7,210
2013 7,230
2014 7,130
2015 6,250
2016 6,760
2017 6,990
2018 6,930

Library Assistants, Clerical

Year Number
2001 4,140
2002 4,330
2003 3,940
2004 3,350
2005 2,700
2006 2,700
2007 2,570
2008 2,260
2009 2,110
2010 2,180
2011 2,520
2012 2,790
2013 3,110
2014 4,060
2015 4,200
2016 4,070
2017 3,120
2018 2,810

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

Year Number
2001 3,840
2002 4,220
2003 4,670
2004 6,580
2005 7,740
2006 7,150
2007 6,460
2008 4,580
2009 4,220
2010 3,780
2011 4,740
2012 5,010
2013 5,620
2014 4,340
2015 5,110
2016 5,310
2017 5,710
2018 5,270

New Accounts Clerks

Year Number
2001 1,980
2002 1,930
2003 2,060
2004 2,080
2005 920
2006 1,360
2007 2,070
2008 2,400
2009 2,280
2010 1,820
2011 1,580
2012 1,740
2013 1,600
2014 1,490
2015 1,110
2016 660
2017 500
2018 870

Order Clerks

Year Number
2001 13,160
2002 13,010
2003 11,770
2004 11,620
2005 10,280
2006 10,380
2007 9,650
2008 9,730
2009 8,390
2010 7,180
2011 7,130
2012 7,310
2013 6,640
2014 5,960
2015 5,640
2016 5,600
2017 5,050
2018 4,690

Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

Year Number
2001 4,810
2002 4,660
2003 4,600
2004 4,420
2005 4,680
2006 4,530
2007 4,690
2008 4,810
2009 4,320
2010 3,990
2011 3,840
2012 3,990
2013 4,080
2014 4,450
2015 4,950
2016 5,540
2017 5,330
2018 4,820

Receptionists and Information Clerks

Year Number
2001 28,900
2002 28,880
2003 27,860
2004 24,720
2005 25,700
2006 29,150
2007 35,660
2008 42,250
2009 45,920
2010 48,490
2011 49,790
2012 49,530
2013 48,480
2014 49,890
2015 50,290
2016 52,470
2017 52,410
2018 54,490

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

Year Number
2001 8,090
2002 6,690
2003 7,010
2004 5,970
2005 5,830
2006 5,680
2013 2,880
2014 2,400
2015 2,650
2016 3,250
2017 3,440
2018 3,100

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

Year Number
2004 6,290
2005 7,260
2006 6,430
2007 6,710
2008 6,580
2009 6,680
2010 6,760
2011 6,460
2012 6,070
2013 5,960
2014 5,410
2015 5,180
2016 4,540
2017 4,490
2018 4,210

Cargo and Freight Agents

Year Number
2001 3,020
2002 2,770
2003 2,280
2004 2,300
2005 2,400
2006 2,680
2007 2,790
2008 3,550
2009 3,710
2010 2,810
2011 2,270
2012 1,840
2013 1,580
2014 2,140
2015 2,310
2016 3,330
2017 3,310
2018 3,270

Couriers and Messengers

Year Number
2001 2,220
2002 2,760
2003 2,680
2004 2,410
2005 2,710
2006 2,820
2007 2,880
2008 2,420
2009 2,380
2010 2,380
2011 2,230
2012 1,920
2013 2,180
2014 2,070
2015 2,270
2016 1,600
2017 1,740
2018 1,580

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

Year Number
2001 3,000
2002 3,200
2003 3,160
2004 3,440
2005 3,090
2006 3,620
2007 3,800
2008 4,010
2009 4,040
2010 3,850
2011 3,480
2012 3,450
2013 3,500
2014 4,000
2015 4,140
2016 4,190
2017 4,140
2018 3,940

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

Year Number
2001 4,920
2002 5,620
2003 5,290
2004 5,400
2005 5,850
2006 5,820
2007 6,410
2008 6,570
2009 5,770
2010 5,270
2011 5,160
2012 5,690
2013 6,170
2014 6,550
2015 6,550
2016 6,410
2017 5,860
2018 6,010

Meter Readers, Utilities

Year Number
2001 1,260
2002 1,230
2003 1,590
2004 1,750
2005 1,180
2006 1,040
2007 870
2008 660
2009 860
2010 1,160
2011 1,270
2012 1,170
2013 960
2014 1,010
2015 820
2016 950
2017 1,030
2018 1,180

Postal Service Clerks

Year Number
2001 3,590
2002 3,480
2003 3,480
2004 3,320
2005 3,260
2006 3,330
2007 3,240
2008 3,130
2009 2,930
2010 2,710
2011 2,630
2012 2,810
2013 2,660
2014 2,660
2015 2,790
2016 2,820
2017 2,800
2018 2,590

Postal Service Mail Carriers

Year Number
2001 12,230
2002 11,940
2003 11,880
2004 11,720
2005 11,820
2006 11,680
2007 11,810
2008 12,010
2009 11,390
2010 10,920
2011 10,310
2012 9,790
2013 10,050
2014 10,050
2015 10,190
2016 10,340
2017 10,520
2018 10,390

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2001 8,340
2002 11,430
2003 10,670
2004 10,280
2005 10,410
2006 9,730
2007 9,920
2008 8,820
2009 7,760
2010 6,580
2011 6,380
2012 6,240
2013 5,760
2014 5,760
2015 5,310
2016 5,170
2017 5,450
2018 4,860

Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks

Year Number
2001 9,760
2002 9,410
2003 9,060
2004 8,750
2005 8,970
2006 8,820
2007 7,940
2008 6,900
2009 6,410
2010 6,250
2011 6,350
2012 6,090
2013 5,900
2014 6,390
2015 6,510
2016 6,550
2017 6,810
2018 7,900

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

Year Number
2001 28,010
2002 26,380
2003 26,130
2004 26,650
2005 27,450
2006 26,860
2007 25,070
2008 23,950
2009 22,610
2010 23,870
2011 23,630
2012 23,590
2013 21,460
2014 20,610
2015 20,610
2016 21,870
2017 20,630
2018 19,420

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

Year Number
2001 57,620
2002 58,500
2003 58,110
2004 55,920
2005 57,030
2006 57,940
2007 60,290
2008 62,980
2009 68,190
2010 68,050
2011 66,790
2012 63,550
2013 60,950
2014 63,590
2015 65,560
2016 67,850
2017 69,270
2018 68,040

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

Year Number
2001 2,190
2002 1,930
2003 1,810
2004 2,250
2005 2,530
2006 3,070
2007 3,490
2008 3,340
2009 2,670
2010 2,180
2011 1,980
2012 1,970
2013 1,980
2014 1,980
2015 1,960
2016 2,500
2017 2,930
2018 2,950

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

Year Number
2001 29,740
2002 27,930
2003 27,020
2004 25,890
2005 25,210
2006 25,520
2007 25,330
2008 25,760
2009 24,310
2010 20,450
2011 19,140
2012 17,730
2013 17,640
2014 16,830
2015 17,030
2016 16,770
2017 17,080
2018 17,940

Legal Secretaries

Year Number
2001 13,640
2002 12,440
2003 12,360
2004 14,160
2005 13,520
2006 14,450
2007 13,470
2008 12,720
2009 11,250
2010 11,180
2011 10,690
2012 10,510
2013 10,150
2014 10,180
2015 9,250
2016 8,990
2017 8,540
2018 9,020

Medical Secretaries

Year Number
2001 27,950
2002 33,660
2003 36,050
2004 37,510
2005 34,510
2006 29,730
2007 26,080
2008 21,110
2009 17,350
2010 14,940
2011 13,260
2012 13,360
2013 13,770
2014 13,220
2015 12,670
2016 11,620
2017 11,870
2018 11,120

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

Year Number
2001 72,100
2002 75,900
2003 77,250
2004 69,550
2005 74,050
2006 76,690
2007 80,750
2008 80,230
2009 72,480
2010 64,340
2011 57,160
2012 57,890
2013 60,970
2014 61,530
2015 61,270
2016 60,300
2017 63,420
2018 62,790

Computer Operators

Year Number
2001 6,780
2002 6,400
2003 6,070
2004 5,400
2005 5,520
2006 6,180
2007 6,450
2008 5,540
2009 4,370
2010 3,250
2011 2,690
2012 2,200
2013 2,400
2014 2,200
2015 2,340
2016 2,480
2017 2,240
2018 2,120

Data Entry Keyers

Year Number
2001 14,980
2002 14,090
2003 12,570
2004 11,320
2005 10,650
2006 11,020
2007 10,300
2008 9,170
2009 8,310
2010 7,020
2011 6,980
2012 7,060
2013 6,990
2014 8,070
2015 8,610
2016 9,340
2017 8,690
2018 8,360

Word Processors and Typists

Year Number
2001 14,630
2002 15,130
2003 14,990
2004 15,730
2005 11,500
2006 11,650
2007 11,680
2008 11,630
2009 10,350
2010 9,210
2011 8,540
2012 8,200
2013 7,820
2014 6,830
2015 5,210
2016 4,570
2017 4,040
2018 3,890

Desktop Publishers

Year Number
2001 900
2002 1,060
2003 960
2004 610
2005 760
2007 1,230
2008 1,000
2009 680
2010 560
2011 540
2012 320
2013 250
2014 190
2015 240
2016 330
2017 320
2018 320

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

Year Number
2001 7,530
2002 8,110
2003 7,420
2004 7,440
2005 9,790
2006 10,130
2007 10,130
2008 9,370
2009 8,930
2010 7,810
2011 7,260
2012 6,790
2013 6,580
2014 6,230
2015 7,060
2016 8,150
2017 9,520
2018 9,300

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

Year Number
2001 6,740
2002 6,720
2003 5,440
2004 5,770
2005 5,200
2006 5,010
2007 4,780
2008 4,930
2009 4,950
2010 4,350
2011 3,740
2012 3,400
2013 3,080
2014 2,950
2015 3,050
2016 2,900
2017 2,950
2018 2,720

Office Clerks, General

Year Number
2001 95,700
2002 98,240
2003 95,790
2004 94,290
2005 91,020
2006 86,070
2007 79,030
2008 72,590
2009 69,340
2010 74,820
2011 81,340
2012 81,610
2013 76,950
2014 76,080
2015 75,730
2016 73,320
2017 70,060
2018 67,480

Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

Year Number
2001 3,020
2002 2,670
2003 2,640
2004 2,710
2005 2,140
2006 2,380
2007 2,350
2008 2,400
2009 2,270
2010 2,380
2011 3,010
2012 3,710
2013 3,480
2014 3,210
2015 3,460
2016 3,380
2017 3,060
2018 2,530

Proofreaders and Copy Markers

Year Number
2001 660
2002 750
2003 540
2004 520
2005 600
2006 810
2007 720
2008 680
2009 550
2010 560
2011 550
2012 550
2013 520
2014 520
2015 530
2016 480
2017 420
2018 290

Statistical Assistants

Year Number
2001 550
2002 500
2003 430
2004 530
2005 660
2006 660
2007 570
2008 530
2009 460
2010 310
2011 210
2012 210
2013 200
2014 130
2015 140
2016 140
2017 110
2018 30

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 10,390
2005 9,210
2006 9,970
2007 8,240
2008 9,000
2009 6,920
2012 6,510
2013 7,780
2014 6,930
2015 6,360
2016 4,470
2017 3,710
2018 4,710