Office Support Specialist Career Outlook

Projected Job Growth

1.3%

Data from Lightcast, representing our 11 County District

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$36,870

Average Yearly Salary

2022-2025 Lightcast data based on
Northwood Tech's 11 County District

*Range of salary based on composite of graduates from Wisconsin's 16 technical college districts (WTCS) which may or may not include Northwood Tech graduates.


Careers

Typical positions available after graduation include:

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Receptionist/Secretary

Receptionists perform administrative tasks, such as providing customer service for internal and external clients, troubleshooting inquiry questions, answering phones, scheduling appointments, planning meetings, and providing general information about their organization to the public and customers.

Additional opportunities include:

  • Office Support Specialist
  • Data Entry Operator
  • Customer Service Representative

Related Programs

Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your Office Support Specialist technical diploma at Northwood Tech, you can continue your education to obtain an Administrative Coordinator associate degree, bachelor's degree and beyond. 

Hear From Graduates

"The skills I learned at Northwood Tech helped me build the foundation for my future, leading me to continue my education and earn my bachelor's degree. Since graduating from Northwood Tech, I've been working in the administrative field for 12 years and running. 

Amanda G., Office Support Specialist graduate

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Nicole Messicci

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715.788.7144

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Jennifer Bednarik

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715.685.3039

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Jodi Saliny

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715.752.8119

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Anna Kalin

Admissions Advisor

715.319.7331

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