Pay Scales for 20 Different Job Descriptions

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Clerical and Administrative Staff

For most administrative positions, compensation climbs fastest in the first few years. Human resources managers see their pay rise steadily, and at much higher rates than office managers or administrative assistants, whose annual pay increases do not fluctuate. Recruiters, many of whom develop specific expertise that garners big pay hikes, see their income spike especially after their 7th anniversary on the job.