Numbers of Office and Administrative Support Occupations in North Carolina

Occupation group

Office and Administrative Support Occupations

Year Number
2001 595,990
2002 615,050
2003 612,270
2004 600,510
2005 601,250
2006 612,240
2007 631,870
2008 632,680
2009 610,830
2010 590,320
2011 594,170
2012 600,400
2013 602,210
2014 610,960
2015 624,230
2016 630,420
2017 631,920
2018 629,880

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

Year Number
2001 34,030
2002 34,610
2003 36,610
2004 37,750
2005 38,170
2006 38,390
2007 39,600
2008 40,000
2009 38,840
2010 38,880
2011 38,270
2012 38,390
2013 38,070
2014 38,970
2015 38,670
2016 38,090
2017 39,180
2018 41,320

Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service

Year Number
2001 7,070
2002 7,680
2003 7,140
2004 6,730
2005 6,120
2006 5,270
2007 5,220
2008 5,270
2009 5,060
2010 4,770
2011 4,200
2012 4,060
2013 3,840
2014 3,650
2015 3,400
2016 2,780
2017 2,560
2018 1,800

Telephone Operators

Year Number
2001 840
2002 600
2003 890
2007 330

Communications Equipment Operators, All Other

Year Number
2004 70
2005 50
2006 50
2007 50
2008 50
2012 50
2018 30

Bill and Account Collectors

Year Number
2001 10,120
2002 14,080
2003 14,340
2004 12,030
2005 11,080
2006 10,030
2007 9,390
2008 10,470
2009 11,190
2010 12,110
2011 11,460
2012 11,640
2013 11,840
2014 10,950
2015 9,880
2016 8,960
2017 8,260
2018 8,230

Billing and Posting Clerks

Year Number
2001 12,840
2002 13,830
2003 14,660
2004 13,650
2005 14,510
2006 14,660
2007 14,300
2008 13,820
2009 13,700
2010 14,280
2011 15,520
2012 16,330
2013 15,740
2014 14,310
2015 14,760
2016 14,210
2017 13,740
2018 13,320

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

Year Number
2001 48,490
2002 49,870
2003 48,700
2004 47,530
2005 49,670
2006 51,780
2007 52,760
2008 51,460
2009 48,240
2010 45,830
2011 46,320
2012 45,030
2013 43,900
2014 43,490
2015 44,180
2016 43,590
2017 43,750
2018 46,570

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks

Year Number
2001 5,280
2002 5,820
2003 5,470
2004 5,830
2005 6,040
2006 5,630
2007 5,730
2008 5,540
2009 5,350
2010 5,270
2011 5,250
2012 5,050
2013 4,770
2014 4,540
2015 4,670
2016 4,300
2017 4,100
2018 4,060

Procurement Clerks

Year Number
2001 1,990
2002 1,720
2003 1,600
2004 1,470
2005 1,380
2006 1,500
2007 1,790
2008 1,840
2009 2,050
2010 1,820
2011 1,870
2012 1,810
2013 1,940
2014 1,830
2015 1,710
2016 1,730
2017 1,580
2018 1,540

Tellers

Year Number
2001 15,590
2002 16,320
2003 16,940
2004 12,060
2005 15,220
2006 15,370
2007 14,840
2008 14,960
2009 14,000
2010 15,170
2011 14,500
2012 14,100
2013 12,480
2014 13,330
2015 13,800
2016 13,340
2017 12,750
2018 11,850

Financial Clerks, All Other

Year Number
2012 2,210
2013 1,670
2014 1,320
2015 1,170
2016 1,180
2017 1,000
2018 730

Brokerage Clerks

Year Number
2001 760
2002 1,040
2003 940
2004 1,620
2005 1,700
2006 2,220
2007 1,500
2008 1,870
2009 1,340
2010 1,230
2011 1,490
2012 1,890
2013 1,570
2014 1,210
2015 1,500
2016 1,700
2017 1,990
2018 1,810

Correspondence Clerks

Year Number
2001 540
2002 640
2003 540
2004 360
2005 370
2006 460
2007 330
2008 230
2009 90
2010 150
2011 110
2012 110
2013 90
2014 100
2015 70
2016 90
2017 90
2018 70

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

Year Number
2001 1,090
2002 1,420
2003 1,660
2004 1,870
2005 1,490
2006 1,550
2007 1,660
2008 1,590
2009 1,610
2010 1,810
2011 4,580
2012 4,570
2013 5,110
2014 5,030
2015 5,230
2016 2,440
2017 2,790
2018 4,630

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

Year Number
2001 2,200
2002 2,560
2003 2,240
2004 2,060
2005 1,720
2006 2,070
2007 1,540
2008 1,460
2009 1,110
2010 980
2011 890
2012 820
2013 740
2014 900
2015 1,370
2016 1,500
2017 1,370

Customer Service Representatives

Year Number
2001 49,220
2002 50,880
2003 52,660
2004 57,590
2005 59,940
2006 64,620
2007 70,070
2008 70,210
2009 72,470
2010 72,680
2011 74,550
2012 77,840
2013 83,650
2014 88,420
2015 91,660
2016 95,340
2017 97,530
2018 94,420

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

Year Number
2001 7,570
2002 7,610
2003 7,720
2004 8,050
2006 7,840
2007 8,770
2008 8,660
2009 5,530
2010 5,440
2011 5,390
2012 4,990
2013 5,050
2014 5,310
2015 6,020
2016 6,550
2017 6,630
2018 6,840

File Clerks

Year Number
2001 4,930
2002 5,400
2003 4,970
2004 4,260
2005 3,550
2006 3,250
2007 3,140
2008 3,070
2009 2,730
2010 2,700
2011 2,570
2012 2,710
2013 2,400
2014 2,300
2015 1,940
2016 1,590
2017 1,510
2018 1,290

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

Year Number
2001 5,750
2002 6,190
2003 6,380
2004 7,300
2005 7,680
2006 7,580
2007 8,410
2008 8,520
2009 7,760
2010 7,470
2011 7,530
2012 7,760
2013 7,690
2014 8,040
2015 8,440
2016 8,950
2017 8,280
2018 9,080

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

Year Number
2001 4,740
2002 5,570
2003 5,310
2004 5,010
2005 5,010
2006 5,790
2007 6,020
2008 5,580
2009 4,940
2010 4,500
2011 5,110
2012 6,060
2013 6,280
2014 6,850
2015 6,430
2016 7,850
2017 8,360
2018 8,510

Library Assistants, Clerical

Year Number
2001 2,840
2002 3,360
2003 3,290
2004 2,670
2005 3,050
2006 3,120
2007 3,310
2008 3,180
2009 2,980
2010 2,500
2011 2,450
2012 2,310
2013 2,410
2014 2,200
2015 2,130
2016 1,880
2017 2,050
2018 1,840

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

Year Number
2001 4,210
2002 4,730
2003 4,840
2004 4,990
2005 5,310
2006 5,110
2007 5,970
2008 5,430
2009 5,210
2010 4,410
2011 5,030
2012 5,560
2013 6,650
2014 6,720
2015 6,860
2016 6,610
2017 6,710
2018 6,470

New Accounts Clerks

Year Number
2001 2,040
2002 2,370
2003 2,530
2004 2,110
2005 2,070
2006 1,850
2007 1,830
2008 2,220
2009 1,950
2010 2,180
2011 2,610
2012 3,190
2013 2,850
2014 2,270
2015 2,020
2016 1,580
2017 1,320
2018 1,040

Order Clerks

Year Number
2001 8,960
2002 8,590
2003 8,080
2004 7,690
2005 6,310
2006 6,830
2007 5,780
2008 5,260
2009 4,980
2010 4,390
2011 4,710
2012 4,410
2013 4,540
2014 4,210
2015 3,760
2016 3,790
2017 3,870
2018 3,280

Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

Year Number
2001 4,570
2002 4,630
2003 4,220
2004 4,470
2005 4,140
2006 4,160
2007 4,140
2008 4,750
2009 5,050
2010 5,020
2011 5,190
2012 5,190
2013 5,260
2014 5,090
2015 5,210
2016 4,990
2017 4,800
2018 4,370

Receptionists and Information Clerks

Year Number
2001 22,210
2002 23,140
2003 22,920
2004 24,530
2005 26,600
2006 28,860
2007 31,110
2008 33,050
2009 32,570
2010 31,150
2011 30,580
2012 29,360
2013 28,340
2014 28,200
2015 29,510
2016 31,800
2017 32,320
2018 34,730

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

Year Number
2001 3,470
2002 4,000
2003 3,890
2004 3,310
2005 4,430
2006 4,210
2007 4,290
2009 2,920
2010 3,260
2011 4,180
2012 4,280
2013 3,400
2014 2,770
2015 2,890
2016 3,100
2017 2,800
2018 2,600

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

Year Number
2004 4,380
2005 4,720
2006 4,710
2007 5,470
2008 5,030
2009 4,920
2010 4,690
2011 4,010
2012 3,300
2013 3,010
2014 3,450
2015 3,350
2016 3,240
2017 3,260
2018 4,430

Cargo and Freight Agents

Year Number
2001 770
2002 710
2003 640
2004 720
2005 690
2006 720
2007 890
2008 1,440
2009 1,860
2010 1,840
2011 1,800
2012 1,600
2013 1,840
2014 2,100
2015 2,360
2016 2,500
2017 2,990
2018 2,980

Couriers and Messengers

Year Number
2001 3,250
2002 2,490
2003 1,770
2004 1,720
2005 1,780
2006 1,980
2007 1,980
2008 2,220
2009 2,080
2010 1,800
2011 1,820
2012 1,680
2013 1,600
2014 1,420
2015 1,550
2016 1,390
2017 1,360
2018 1,460

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

Year Number
2001 3,120
2002 2,830
2003 3,070
2004 3,030
2005 2,930
2006 3,030
2007 3,180
2008 3,330
2009 3,470
2010 3,560
2011 3,500
2012 3,610
2013 3,640
2014 3,490
2015 3,610
2016 3,550
2017 3,690
2018 3,700

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

Year Number
2001 4,140
2002 4,080
2003 3,620
2004 4,190
2005 4,120
2006 4,850
2007 4,720
2008 4,650
2009 4,310
2010 4,260
2011 4,520
2012 4,540
2013 4,070
2014 4,370
2015 4,670
2016 4,710
2017 4,760
2018 4,620

Meter Readers, Utilities

Year Number
2001 2,220
2002 2,120
2003 2,660
2004 2,070
2005 1,920
2006 1,630
2007 1,630
2008 1,700
2009 1,510
2010 1,180
2011 1,310
2012 1,300
2013 1,240
2014 970
2015 1,070
2016 1,090
2017 1,100
2018 890

Postal Service Clerks

Year Number
2001 2,260
2002 2,170
2003 2,110
2004 2,060
2005 2,080
2006 2,230
2007 2,240
2008 2,490
2009 2,500
2010 2,230
2011 2,050
2012 1,990
2013 1,820
2014 1,820
2015 1,970
2016 2,060
2017 2,170
2018 2,080

Postal Service Mail Carriers

Year Number
2001 10,110
2002 9,850
2003 9,840
2004 9,810
2005 9,950
2006 10,080
2007 10,240
2008 10,640
2009 10,350
2010 9,940
2011 9,670
2012 9,480
2013 9,450
2014 9,450
2015 9,740
2016 10,360
2017 11,050
2018 11,640

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2001 5,260
2002 5,860
2003 4,740
2004 4,620
2005 4,600
2006 4,700
2007 4,620
2008 4,520
2009 4,100
2010 3,790
2011 3,580
2012 3,440
2013 3,250
2014 3,250
2015 3,030
2016 3,160
2017 3,220
2018 2,920

Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks

Year Number
2001 9,970
2002 8,670
2003 8,830
2004 8,580
2005 8,130
2006 7,800
2007 7,110
2008 7,260
2009 7,390
2010 7,100
2011 7,220
2012 7,600
2013 7,870
2014 8,230
2015 8,020
2016 8,050
2017 8,280
2018 7,930

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

Year Number
2001 27,590
2002 26,870
2003 26,220
2004 25,340
2005 24,110
2006 23,150
2007 22,900
2008 22,960
2009 21,170
2010 20,320
2011 21,230
2012 21,280
2013 20,980
2014 20,160
2015 20,460
2016 21,500
2017 20,710
2018 19,950

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

Year Number
2001 54,580
2002 54,320
2003 52,090
2004 45,690
2005 41,620
2006 45,040
2007 48,440
2008 51,920
2009 49,990
2010 45,900
2011 45,810
2012 47,360
2013 47,310
2014 51,530
2015 54,310
2016 58,220
2017 59,260
2018 62,050

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

Year Number
2001 3,090
2002 3,520
2003 3,040
2004 3,260
2005 3,310
2006 2,990
2007 2,960
2008 3,030
2009 2,590
2010 2,360
2011 2,470
2012 2,680
2013 2,590
2014 2,230
2015 2,570
2016 2,880
2017 3,260
2018 2,190

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

Year Number
2001 43,770
2002 45,940
2003 48,410
2004 47,550
2005 49,050
2006 47,580
2007 51,320
2008 49,560
2009 48,400
2010 39,430
2011 33,430
2012 26,770
2013 25,060
2014 22,940
2015 20,590
2016 17,810
2017 16,830
2018 14,660

Legal Secretaries

Year Number
2001 5,790
2002 6,600
2003 7,110
2004 5,560
2005 5,270
2006 5,290
2007 5,170
2008 4,130
2009 3,040
2010 2,120
2011 1,970
2012 2,020
2013 1,680
2014 1,660
2015 1,690
2016 1,830
2017 1,620
2018 2,060

Medical Secretaries

Year Number
2001 13,710
2002 14,910
2003 15,610
2004 14,170
2005 11,400
2006 9,470
2007 8,780
2008 8,730
2009 9,560
2010 10,080
2011 10,640
2012 10,750
2013 10,780
2014 10,640
2015 10,510
2016 13,050
2017 15,000
2018 16,020

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

Year Number
2001 35,720
2002 35,820
2003 37,880
2004 41,350
2005 49,130
2006 53,090
2007 57,930
2008 58,170
2009 57,190
2010 59,590
2011 64,130
2012 66,790
2013 63,020
2014 59,040
2015 59,240
2016 59,480
2017 58,410
2018 55,380

Computer Operators

Year Number
2001 3,960
2002 4,410
2003 4,330
2004 4,450
2005 4,140
2006 3,860
2007 3,400
2008 3,070
2009 2,170
2010 2,160
2011 2,040
2012 2,050
2013 1,760
2014 1,740
2015 1,240
2016 1,060
2017 910
2018 740

Data Entry Keyers

Year Number
2001 7,560
2002 8,130
2003 7,350
2004 6,190
2005 6,500
2006 6,420
2007 7,600
2008 6,870
2009 6,700
2010 6,410
2011 6,530
2012 6,000
2013 5,160
2014 5,460
2015 5,500
2016 5,600
2017 4,730
2018 5,030

Word Processors and Typists

Year Number
2001 2,630
2002 2,590
2003 2,020
2004 1,700
2005 1,210
2006 1,810
2007 1,700
2008 1,510
2009 1,080
2010 1,080
2011 860
2012 760
2013 690
2014 720
2015 800
2016 740
2017 470
2018 300

Desktop Publishers

Year Number
2001 740
2002 740
2003 590
2004 610
2005 420
2006 500
2008 1,040
2009 830
2010 540
2011 440
2012 390
2013 210
2014 220
2015 150
2016 110
2017 80
2018 110

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

Year Number
2001 7,940
2002 7,300
2003 6,210
2004 5,240
2005 5,010
2006 5,260
2007 5,830
2008 6,190
2009 6,120
2010 5,300
2011 4,520
2012 4,760
2013 4,960
2014 4,950
2015 4,690
2016 4,830
2017 5,260
2018 4,630

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

Year Number
2001 3,660
2002 3,700
2003 3,270
2004 2,660
2005 2,930
2006 2,840
2007 3,280
2008 3,030
2009 2,840
2010 2,260
2011 2,480
2012 3,250
2013 3,370
2014 3,190
2015 2,980
2016 2,250
2017 1,680
2018 1,380

Office Clerks, General

Year Number
2001 67,760
2002 70,120
2003 70,420
2004 74,040
2005 67,130
2006 65,530
2007 62,590
2008 62,390
2009 60,010
2010 57,820
2011 56,340
2012 61,410
2013 68,750
2014 76,820
2015 82,120
2016 83,480
2017 83,080
2018 82,630

Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

Year Number
2001 1,710
2002 1,690
2003 1,570
2004 1,730
2005 1,890
2006 1,680
2007 1,980
2008 1,570
2009 1,570
2010 1,750
2011 1,780
2012 1,890
2013 1,750
2014 1,570
2015 2,370
2016 1,900
2017 1,960
2018 1,340

Proofreaders and Copy Markers

Year Number
2001 330
2002 350
2004 380
2005 400
2006 320
2007 140
2008 170
2009 200
2010 240
2011 220
2012 150
2013 80
2014 70
2015 90
2016 90
2017 70
2018 50

Statistical Assistants

Year Number
2001 380
2002 350
2003 320
2004 250
2005 260
2006 250
2007 240
2008 230
2009 190
2010 240
2011 300
2012 360
2013 330
2014 330
2015 540
2016 480
2018 310

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 3,490
2005 2,380
2006 2,860
2007 2,620
2008 3,070
2009 2,920
2012 3,370
2013 5,580
2014 7,100
2015 7,660
2016 7,010
2017 6,960
2018 7,100