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1 Medical Secretaries and Administrative AssistantsOccupation is in National High Growth industry Perform secretarial duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures. Duties may include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence. SOC4
2 Administrative Services ManagersOccupation is in National High Growth industry Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, and other office support services. O*NET
3 ArchivistsOccupation is in National High Growth industry Appraise, edit, and direct safekeeping of permanent records and historically valuable documents. Participate in research activities based on archival materials. O*NET
4 Bill and Account Collectors Locate and notify customers of delinquent accounts by mail, telephone, or personal visit to solicit payment. Duties include receiving payment and posting amount to customer's account, preparing statements to credit department if customer fails to respond, initiating repossession proceedings or service disconnection, and keeping records of collection and status of accounts. O*NET
5 Cargo and Freight AgentsOccupation is in National High Growth industry Expedite and route movement of incoming and outgoing cargo and freight shipments in airline, train, and trucking terminals and shipping docks. Take orders from customers and arrange pickup of freight and cargo for delivery to loading platform. Prepare and examine bills of lading to determine shipping charges and tariffs. O*NET
6 Chief Executives Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers. O*NET
7 ConciergesOccupation is in National High Growth industry Assist patrons at hotel, apartment, or office building with personal services. May take messages; arrange or give advice on transportation, business services, or entertainment; or monitor guest requests for housekeeping and maintenance. O*NET
8 Correspondence Clerks Compose letters or electronic correspondence in reply to requests for merchandise, damage claims, credit and other information, delinquent accounts, incorrect billings, or unsatisfactory services. Duties may include gathering data to formulate reply and preparing correspondence. O*NET
9 Court Reporters and Simultaneous CaptionersOccupation is in National High Growth industry Use verbatim methods and equipment to capture, store, retrieve, and transcribe pretrial and trial proceedings or other information. Includes stenocaptioners who operate computerized stenographic captioning equipment to provide captions of live or prerecorded broadcasts for hearing-impaired viewers. O*NET
10 Court, Municipal, and License ClerksOccupation is in National High Growth industry Perform clerical duties for courts of law, municipalities, or governmental licensing agencies and bureaus. May prepare docket of cases to be called; secure information for judges and court; prepare draft agendas or bylaws for town or city council; answer official correspondence; keep fiscal records and accounts; issue licenses or permits; and record data, administer tests, or collect fees. O*NET
11 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks Authorize credit charges against customers' accounts. Investigate history and credit standing of individuals or business establishments applying for credit. May interview applicants to obtain personal and financial data, determine credit worthiness, process applications, and notify customers of acceptance or rejection of credit. O*NET
12 Customer Service RepresentativesOccupation is in National High Growth industryGreen Occupation Interact with customers to provide basic or scripted information in response to routine inquiries about products and services. May handle and resolve general complaints. Excludes individuals whose duties are primarily installation, sales, repair, and technical support. O*NET
13 Data Entry Keyers Operate data entry device, such as keyboard or photo composing perforator. Duties may include verifying data and preparing materials for printing. O*NET
14 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs Determine eligibility of persons applying to receive assistance from government programs and agency resources, such as welfare, unemployment benefits, social security, and public housing. O*NET
15 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, and handling information requests, as well as performing routine administrative functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. May also train and supervise lower-level clerical staff. O*NET
16 File Clerks File correspondence, cards, invoices, receipts, and other records in alphabetical or numerical order or according to the filing system used. Locate and remove material from file when requested. O*NET
17 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers Directly supervise and coordinate activities of sales workers other than retail sales workers. May perform duties such as budgeting, accounting, and personnel work, in addition to supervisory duties. O*NET
18 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support WorkersOccupation is in National High Growth industry Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of clerical and administrative support workers. O*NET
19 First-Line Supervisors of Security Workers Directly supervise and coordinate activities of security workers and security guards. O*NET
20 Gambling Surveillance Officers and Gambling InvestigatorsOccupation is in National High Growth industry Observe gambling operation for irregular activities such as cheating or theft by either employees or patrons. Investigate potential threats to gambling assets such as money, chips, and gambling equipment. Act as oversight and security agent for management and customers. O*NET
21 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks Accommodate hotel, motel, and resort patrons by registering and assigning rooms to guests, issuing room keys or cards, transmitting and receiving messages, keeping records of occupied rooms and guests' accounts, making and confirming reservations, and presenting statements to and collecting payments from departing guests. O*NET
22 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping Compile and keep personnel records. Record data for each employee, such as address, weekly earnings, absences, amount of sales or production, supervisory reports, and date of and reason for termination. May prepare reports for employment records, file employment records, or search employee files and furnish information to authorized persons. O*NET
23 Human Resources SpecialistsOccupation is in National High Growth industry Recruit, screen, interview, or place individuals within an organization. May perform other activities in multiple human resources areas. O*NET
24 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks Process new insurance policies, modifications to existing policies, and claims forms. Obtain information from policyholders to verify the accuracy and completeness of information on claims forms, applications and related documents, and company records. Update existing policies and company records to reflect changes requested by policyholders and insurance company representatives. O*NET
25 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan Interview persons by telephone, mail, in person, or by other means for the purpose of completing forms, applications, or questionnaires. Ask specific questions, record answers, and assist persons with completing form. May sort, classify, and file forms. O*NET
26 Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants Perform secretarial duties using legal terminology, procedures, and documents. Prepare legal papers and correspondence, such as summonses, complaints, motions, and subpoenas. May also assist with legal research. O*NET
27 Library Assistants, Clerical Compile records, and sort, shelve, issue, and receive library materials such as books, electronic media, pictures, cards, slides and microfilm. Locate library materials for loan and replace material in shelving area, stacks, or files according to identification number and title. Register patrons to permit them to borrow books, periodicals, and other library materials. O*NET
28 Library Technicians Assist librarians by helping readers in the use of library catalogs, databases, and indexes to locate books and other materials; and by answering questions that require only brief consultation of standard reference. Compile records; sort and shelve books or other media; remove or repair damaged books or other media; register patrons; and check materials in and out of the circulation process. Replace materials in shelving area (stacks) or files. Includes bookmobile drivers who assist with providing services in mobile libraries. O*NET
29 Loan Interviewers and ClerksOccupation is in National High Growth industry Interview loan applicants to elicit information; investigate applicants' backgrounds and verify references; prepare loan request papers; and forward findings, reports, and documents to appraisal department. Review loan papers to ensure completeness, and complete transactions between loan establishment, borrowers, and sellers upon approval of loan. O*NET
30 Meeting, Convention, and Event PlannersOccupation is in National High Growth industry Coordinate activities of staff, convention personnel, or clients to make arrangements for group meetings, events, or conventions. O*NET
31 Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Arrangers Perform various tasks to arrange and direct individual funeral services, such as coordinating transportation of body to mortuary, interviewing family or other authorized person to arrange details, selecting pallbearers, aiding with the selection of officials for religious rites, and providing transportation for mourners. O*NET
32 New Accounts Clerks Interview persons desiring to open accounts in financial institutions. Explain account services available to prospective customers and assist them in preparing applications. O*NET
33 Office Clerks, GeneralOccupation is in National High Growth industry Perform duties too varied and diverse to be classified in any specific office clerical occupation, requiring knowledge of office systems and procedures. Clerical duties may be assigned in accordance with the office procedures of individual establishments and may include a combination of answering telephones, bookkeeping, typing or word processing, office machine operation, and filing. O*NET
34 Paralegals and Legal AssistantsOccupation is in National High Growth industry Assist lawyers by investigating facts, preparing legal documents, or researching legal precedent. Conduct research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action. O*NET
35 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks Compile and record employee time and payroll data. May compute employees' time worked, production, and commission. May compute and post wages and deductions, or prepare paychecks. O*NET
36 Procurement Clerks Compile information and records to draw up purchase orders for procurement of materials and services. O*NET
37 Production, Planning, and Expediting ClerksGreen Occupation Coordinate and expedite the flow of work and materials within or between departments of an establishment according to production schedule. Duties include reviewing and distributing production, work, and shipment schedules; conferring with department supervisors to determine progress of work and completion dates; and compiling reports on progress of work, inventory levels, costs, and production problems. O*NET
38 Public Safety TelecommunicatorsOccupation is in National High Growth industry Operate telephone, radio, or other communication systems to receive and communicate requests for emergency assistance at 9-1-1 public safety answering points and emergency operations centers. Take information from the public and other sources regarding crimes, threats, disturbances, acts of terrorism, fires, medical emergencies, and other public safety matters. May coordinate and provide information to law enforcement and emergency response personnel. May access sensitive databases and other information sources as needed. May provide additional instructions to callers based on knowledge of and certification in law enforcement, fire, or emergency medical procedures. O*NET
39 Receptionists and Information ClerksOccupation is in National High Growth industry Answer inquiries and provide information to the general public, customers, visitors, and other interested parties regarding activities conducted at establishment and location of departments, offices, and employees within the organization. O*NET
40 Social Science Research AssistantsOccupation is in National High Growth industry Assist social scientists in laboratory, survey, and other social science research. May help prepare findings for publication and assist in laboratory analysis, quality control, or data management. O*NET
41 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service Operate telephone business systems equipment or switchboards to relay incoming, outgoing, and interoffice calls. May supply information to callers and record messages. O*NET
42 Tellers Receive and pay out money. Keep records of money and negotiable instruments involved in a financial institution's various transactions. O*NET
43 Travel Agents Plan and sell transportation and accommodations for customers. Determine destination, modes of transportation, travel dates, costs, and accommodations required. May also describe, plan, and arrange itineraries and sell tour packages. May assist in resolving clients' travel problems. O*NET
44 Word Processors and Typists Use word processor, computer, or typewriter to type letters, reports, forms, or other material from rough draft, corrected copy, or voice recording. May perform other clerical duties as assigned. O*NET
Occupation is in National High Growth industry | Green Occupation
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SOC4 - Occupational grouping based on 1st 4 digits of the Standard Occupational Classification system.

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This section shows the top 10 occupations and the corresponding individuals in the workforce system who were previously Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive and have changed their occupation over the last 5 years.
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In South Dakota, the top three occupations that individuals working as Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive over the last 5 years moved to were Cashiers (15.06%), Customer Service Representatives (15.06%), and Office Clerks, General (13.86%).
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