Job holders in this unit group undertake a variety of administrative and clerical duties in local government offices and departments.


  • Prepares and provides measures of organisational activity for senior officials.
  • Assists with fund raising activities within a specified geographical area.
  • Receives and responds to written correspondence and telephone enquiries from members and other organisations.
  • Arranges meetings, conferences and other events and circulates agenda and other relevant material.
  • Circulates and reports information of relevance to members and interested parties.
  • Maintains and updates records of membership details, subscription fees, mailing lists, etc..

Typical Education Level

Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 23% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data

£21,140 Average wage

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for local government administrative occupation is £21,140

2,185 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 2,185. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.


Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for local government administrative occupation roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £21,140 per year. That is about £1,762 per month or £10.84 per hour. New workers generally start on £12,941, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £31,752

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 2,185 people are employed in the region.

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