Administration recruitment agencies in Devon

Located in the southwest of the UK, Devon is one of the largest counties in the country (by area) and home to key economic settlements such as Exeter, Plymouth and Torquay. Administration is one of the largest fields of employment locally and recruitment agencies will aim to source office and secretarial staff for permanent, temp or contract jobs.

Administration recruiters in Devon range from industry specialists to multi-sector consultancies. The highest concentrations of recruitment agencies are most commonly found in the main towns and cities, however the majority are based to the east of the River Exe in Exeter, and south of the North Cross Roundabout in Plymouth.

Local industry overview and salaries

There are 38,000 administration staff in Devon (ONS 2014/2015 population survey) and this accounts for 10.2% of the economically active population. This includes professionals such as secretaries, receptionists, typists and office assistants. Average salaries for admin jobs in the county typically range from £17K-£19K, however this will depend on the employer and type of employment.

Admin employment in Devon

Due to the nature of the vocation, administration and secretarial job-seekers could be hired by a range of different employer types. The public sector plays a key role in the Devon economy, so admin vacancies for healthcare administrators, medical clerks and school secretaries are common. While admin opportunities are more frequently available within the county's main cities, industrial estates like Clifford Park or Greendale Business Park also offer job prospects to candidates. Elsewhere, towns such as Newton Abbot, Tiverton and Paignton offer career options for Devon administration workers, as do Barnstaple and Exmouth.

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3 Recruitment Agencies found in Devon in the Administration industry
  • We are a local agency who understand the local Devon market very well and who have an excellent reputation, with clients and candidates, for the work we do. We listen to what you want and we work hard to get the right result for you. We're open and honest, down to earth, approachable and professional. We love what we do, and this is reflected in our results. Get in touch to see how we can help you!
    Coverage Devon
    • Darts Farm, Exeter, Topsham, Devon, EX3 0QH
  • From senior director level to more junior within finance, HR, marketing, sales, customer service and administration our Office and Contact Centre service is geared towards matching candidates with opportunities which precisely suit their capabilities. We have an established pedigree within the sector and our specialist teams are well qualified to advise and assist your career development.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 4 Providence Court, Pynes Hill, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5JL
  • Supported by a team of experienced consultants and enviable industry contacts, Interaction Recruitment deliver an effective and responsive service when responding to all levels of administration vacancies. From one day bookings to permanent placements, our account managers are adept at recruiting for all industry roles including secretary, admin manager, receptionist, PA and typist. We offer competitive rates and work with clients nationwide.
    Coverage UK wide
    • First Floor, Office Block B, Waterbeer Street, Guildhall Shopping Centre, Exeter, Devon, EX4 3HW
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