Local Government Administrative Occupations

Local government administrative occupations undertake a variety of administrative and clerical duties in local government offices and departments.


New workers

New workers start around £13,287. Normal pay is £23,851 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £33,512.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 140,154 vacancies for this type of job


Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Performs other clerical duties not elsewhere classified including preparing financial information for management, proof reading printed material and drafting letters in reply to correspondence or telephone enquiries.

  • Arranges, classifies and indexes publications, correspondence and other material in libraries and offices.

  • Updates and maintains data, correspondence and other records for storage or despatch.

  • Receives and pays out cash and cheques and performs closely related clerical duties.

  • Prepares and checks invoices and verifies accuracy of records.

  • Computes cost of product/services and maintains and balances records of financial transactions.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Administrative Support

  • Booking (Sales)

  • Invoicing

  • Finance

  • Data Entry

  • Auditing

  • Information Privacy

  • Travel Arrangements

  • Mental Health

  • Marketing

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communication

  • Management

  • Detail Oriented

  • Administrative Functions

  • Customer Service

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Organizational Skills

  • Microsoft Office

  • Filing

  • Microsoft Outlook

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.