Office Administrator Salary

The average salary for an Office Administrator is £16,734 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

£12,235 - £23,079
(Median)
£12K
£17K
£23K
MEDIAN: £16,734
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£6.36 - £10.33
(Median)
£6
£7
£10
MEDIAN: £7.00
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£8K£16K£24K
Salary
£12,235 - £23,079  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,511  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £2,517  
Commission
£0.25 - £7,891  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£12,621 - £22,934  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 4,640
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£6.36 - £10.33  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.20  
Overtime
£0.00 - £14.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,511  
   
Commission
£0.25 - £7,891  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £2,517  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£12,621 - £22,934  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,644
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £16,748

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Office Administrator Reviews

What is it like working as an Office Administrator?

Office Administrator in Aberdeen:
"Low Pay."
Pros: I like having a lot to do most of the time but once everything has been done I never get given anything else to do so sometimes it can be boring.
Cons: VERY LOW PAY! Nothing to do most the time.

Office Administrator in Coleshill:
"Busy Office Environment."
Pros: The busy office environment keeps me engaged and busy day to day with challenges of all kinds whether it be customers, staff or new systems as we develop and grow as a company.
Cons: Work loads can seem daunting to a new recruit at first but after the settling in period it becomes manageable.

Office Administrator in London:
Pros: People, tasks to do are interesting, understanding employer.
Cons: No potential to learn, salary too low, working hours exceed 50 per week.

Office Administrator in Bexley:
Pros: It fits in around my current circumstances and is flexible enough for me.
Cons: The pay is not good and I feel under appreciated.

Office Administrator in Brighton:
"Rewarding Work."
Pros: Helping society/community. The people I work with. Solving problems. Organizing lots of data/schedules. My cycle ride to work. Flexibility - I can alter my part time hours if convenient. Low stress levels. I don't have to take work home with me or work outside office hours.
Cons: Unsatisfactory level of communication between departments. Lack of willingness from other teams to go beyond their responsibilities. Red tape. Not as challenging as I would like - would enjoy a bit more responsibility.

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Experience Affects Office Administrator Salaries




National Average
₤17,000


Skills That Affect Office Administrator Salaries


Accounting
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Organizing
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Accounts Payable
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Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Data Management
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Administration
0%

Office Administration
0%

Customer Relations
0%

National Average
₤17,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Typing
up arrow 2%

Data Processing
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 979 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
medical benefits
Vision: 14%
dental benefits
None: 76%
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