The average salary for an Office Administrator is £16,992 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

£12,444 - £23,173
(Median)
£12K
£17K
£23K
MEDIAN: £16,992
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£6.64 - £10.81
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MEDIAN: £8.00
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£8K£16K£24K
Salary
£12,444 - £23,173  
   
Bonus
£202.50 - £2,339  
Profit Sharing
£136.91 - £3,973  
Commission
£0.25 - £7,946  
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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£12,899 - £23,195  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,602
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£6£12£18
Hourly Rate
£6.64 - £10.81  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.51  
Overtime
£6.93 - £16.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£12K£24K£36K
Bonus
£202.50 - £2,339  
   
Commission
£0.25 - £7,946  
Profit Sharing
£136.91 - £3,973  
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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£12,899 - £23,195  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 904
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £17,055

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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
up arrow 4%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

Organizing
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
₤17,000

Administration
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Typing
up arrow 1%

Data Management
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Data Processing
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 145 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
medical benefits
Vision: 14%
dental benefits
None: 75%
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