Entry-Level Administrative / Office Manager Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Administrative / Office Manager is $40,758 per year.

$28,745 - $61,573
$29K
$41K
$62K
MEDIAN: $41,002
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$10.90 - $21.17
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.23
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,745 - $61,573  
   
Bonus
$413.29 - $7,130  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $4,955  
Commission
$140.00 - $11,478  
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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$24,987 - $56,232  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,313
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.90 - $21.17  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.00  
Overtime
$16.84 - $31.15  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$413.29 - $7,130  
   
Commission
$140.00 - $11,478  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $4,955  
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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$24,987 - $56,232  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,290

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Administrative / Office Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Administrative / Office Manager in Chicago:
"Learn How to Market Yourself."
Too often, people who do this kind of work do not know how to market their skills, and therefoere, are not properly compensated. To be good at this kind of work, there are many "soft" skills that are necessary, such as diplomacy, tact and ability to anticipate the needs of others. True, these skills are difficult to measure, however, professional references can play a key role in helping you to receive the kind of feedback you need to prove your value to a potential employer.

Administrative / Office Manager in Irvine:
"The Success of a WM Office Manager."
Because you are the face of the company, it is critical to engage with each client as a friendly professional by providing exceptional customer service. This occurs when you treat each person as if they are the only person you are helping while still staying very aware of the needs of those in the office at the time, externally and internally. Your knowledge of the all facets of the office is beneficial to running a smooth front desk and administrative office. If you don't have an answer, make sure you find one and assure the visitor or employee finding the answer is your primary, immediate goal. Use excellent communication and live by the motto, "the customer is always right." Organization is another absolute necessity when handling a busy office and ensuring things to run smoothly. Communication both verbally and written are primary skills that will be relied upon as well as required to serve with a positive, informative and efficient attitude.

Administrative / Office Manager in Millington:
"Feast or Famine."
The jobs you take in the military vary greatly from position to position. It's nearly impossible to give an accurate portrayal of any two people's experiences since there is literally hundreds of thousands of jobs world wide. Early on it will be painful, but it will give you skills and income that rival any Fortune 500 Company should you get out at the right time.

Administrative / Office Manager in Fayetteville:
"Work smarter not harder."
Don't reinvent the wheel...if it works don't fix it. Customer service with a smile.

Administrative / Office Manager in Johannesburg:
"•Share your knowledge about the daily responsibilities, care."
Make your self available to learn always as the sky is the limit and make yourself employable.

Administrative / Office Manager in Paramus:
"How much work I would have."
Check out the complete details of the job. Talk to other employees about the boss and the job.

Administrative / Office Manager in Charleston:
"How far can I go."
Be flexible. Listen to what is and is not said. Be fair and balanced. Lead by example.

Key Stats for Administrative / Office Manager

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 471 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
21%
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Skills That Affect Administrative / Office Manager Salaries





National Average
$37,000

▼3%





▼4%

Payroll Administration
▼5%


Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼6%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 471 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 42%
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