The average salary for an Office Administrator is £16,383 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.
Office Administrator Total Pay (?
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£11,840 - £22,657
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MEDIAN: £16,383
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Office Administrator Total Pay (?
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£6.09 - £10.14
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National Salary Data

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£0£8K£16K£24K
Salary
£11,840 - £22,657  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,561  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £2,043  
Commission
£0.00 - £2,500  
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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£12,151 - £22,572  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 5,840
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
£6.09 - £10.14  
   
Overtime
£0.00 - £13.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,561  
   
Commission
£0.00 - £2,500  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £2,043  
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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£12,151 - £22,572  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 5,840
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Office Administrator Reviews

What is it like working as an Office Administrator?
Office Administrator in London:
"American Apparel."
Pros: With the management being based in Canada, it's very much an independent role. I often have to make quick decisions for which I have never been formally trained. I have had to learn a lot of corporate software skills via the phone and email, as well as being responsible for sending money to customers and dealing with complaints.
Cons: I work in a windowless office under the ground, in an American Apparel store in Shoreditch. I regularly have to clean the small room myself (it's about 4x4 meters), and my previous colleague was incompetent and lazy, yet favored by my manager and paid more than me. Since his leaving I have now had to take over the whole online department, doing everything from opening the post to taking out the rubbish and everything in between. I have to physically carry large, heavy postbags half a mile up the road each day, because a Royal Mail delivery service was too expensive to set up. This means that sometimes I need to ask for help from the employees of the store. I regularly feel undervalued and overworked. Though I have been here for over a year (I started by just doing the post and have never been officially promoted), I am still on £6.50 p/h. This is not enough to live on and I often work 9-10 hours days just to make my rent. I was also promised a raise which was never given.
Office Administrator in Grantham:
Pros: Being challenged, loads of different aspects of work ranging from accounting to sales admin
Cons: Not getting the appreciation for all the work I do
Office Administrator in Sheffield:
"Relaxed, nurturing working environment"
Pros: flexible hours/convenient hours colleagues varied work
Cons: finance can be dry and tedious
Office Administrator in Sheffield:
"Flexible, varied work, great organisation"
Pros: Flexible hours, good location and hours. Work variety. Great colleagues and organisation.
Cons: Data entry and finance can be a boring and dry
Office Administrator in Northampton:
"Corporate car"
Pros: Varied, challenging, get to multitask, faced paced
Cons: not paid enough, can be too stressful
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Experience Affects Office Administrator Salaries

National Average
₤16,000

Skills That Affect Office Administrator Salaries

Organizing
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Microsoft Office
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Office Administration
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Customer Relations
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Administration
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National Average
₤16,000
Customer Service
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Microsoft Word
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Data Entry
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 745 votes.
Gender
Female
84%
female alumni
 
Male
16%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 14% dental benefits Dental: 4%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 76%
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