What does a Virtual Office Assistant do?

Virtual Office Assistants perform clerical and administrative duties, set appointments, do email marketing, and even manage social media accounts. Knowledge of office software, graphics applications and being organized is a must. 

There are millions of secretarial, administrative and virtual office assistant professionals in the United States, so it’s important to obtain additional administrative certification or training to increase your job prospects and remain competitive in your field.

How will this certificate help me?

According to the U.S. Bureau for Labor Statistics (BLS) the expected growth for jobs in the Virtual Office Assistant field from 2011 through 2020 is 3%. Candidates across the US are earning an average $17.55 per hour or $36,500 per year. The more skills you have, the higher the pay rate. You can also set your own hours and work from home or virtually anywhere.

Best of all,  job satisfaction for Virtual Assistants is high. 

Here’s the latest hourly and annual rates of pay for Virtual Office Assistants via PayScale:

Virtual Assistant Salary via Payscale


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