Administrative / Office Manager Salary

The average salary for an Administrative / Office Manager is $45,225 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$30,367 - $72,294
$30K
$45K
$72K
MEDIAN: $45,225
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$11.76 - $24.18
$12
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$24
MEDIAN: $16.58
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,367 - $72,294  
   
Bonus
$489.96 - $7,069  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $6,887  
Commission
$200.00 - $12,774  
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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$27,176 - $64,428  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 3,316
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.76 - $24.18  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.00  
Overtime
$17.92 - $36.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$489.96 - $7,069  
   
Commission
$200.00 - $12,774  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $6,887  
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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$27,176 - $64,428  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,833

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Job Description for Administrative / Office Manager

An Administrative/Office Manager is often the professional lead to ensure the day-to-day operations of a company or department. This person is the first point of contact for the organization and would be responsible to take calls, welcome visitors, and direct them to appointments or the appropriate personnel to meet their needs. The position also includes handling information requests, inventory management, ordering supplies, and oversees the office space and organization to meet the needs of the staff. An Administrative/Office Manager is also responsible for the supervision and support of the company's clerical staff; this may include general office duties such as correspondence, meeting set up and materials, or other light clerical work. Most often, this position requires computing skills to review, track, and analyze budgets, and maintain records and databases essential to marketing, client management, and goals. The position can also require managing schedules of higher-level executives, setting appointments, or travel reservations.

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Administrative / Office Manager Tasks

  • Coordinate space and office organization; purchase and manage supplies and equipment.
  • Coordinate office and/or departmental operations.
  • Review, track and prepare budgets; maintain records and databases.
  • Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
  • Supervise support clerical staff.

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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative / Office Manager

Pay by Experience for an Administrative / Office Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Administrative / Office Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 2,406 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administrative / Office Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 1,907 salaries. An experienced Administrative / Office Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 2,208 salaries. An Administrative / Office Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 1,166 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,762

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Administrative / Office Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Administrative / Office Manager?

Administrative / Office Manager in Waterloo:
"I enjoy working with people."
Pros: Satisfying customers and employees. I like to make our employees enjoy their workplace environment more. I enjoy the diversity of tasks my job requires.
Cons: The overall poor management of the business. It isn't always organized in multiple ways.

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Key Stats for Administrative / Office Manager

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1122 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Administrative / Office Manager Salaries

▲14%

▲8%

National Average
$41,000

▼1%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Administrative / Office Manager Salaries


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Office Management
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Administration
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National Average
$41,000








▼5%

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1122 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 38%