Entry-Level Administrative Manager Salary

For Entry-Level Administrative Managers, yearly average wages total $49K annually. Total incomes of Entry-Level Administrative Managers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $8K from bonuses and close to $4K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $30K and $69K. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The vast majority of Entry-Level Administrative Managers (87 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Nearly one in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,003 - $70,342
$32K
$49K
$70K
MEDIAN: $48,553
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50%
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$11.99 - $24.70
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $16.66
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$32,003 - $70,342  
   
Bonus
$97.29 - $7,891  
Profit Sharing
$116.35 - $3,738  
Commission
$6,650  
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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$29,502 - $68,856  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 362
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.99 - $24.70  
   
Overtime
$11.74 - $31.96  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$97.29 - $7,891  
   
Commission
$6,650  
Profit Sharing
$116.35 - $3,738  
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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$29,502 - $68,856  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 129

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,650

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Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Administrative Managers, Seattle offers exceptional salaries, 35 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Administrative Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+30 percent), San Francisco (+28 percent), Chicago (+17 percent), and New York (+15 percent). With compensation 8 percent below the national average, Minneapolis is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

Administrative Manager Advice

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

Administrative Manager in Moline:
"Surround yourself with talent."
Make sure you have the support team that has the ability to execute in their areas of expertise. Success comes from the hard work and dedication of those around you.

Administrative Manager in Florida:
"Skills."
There is a combination of skills that allow you to provide the best on your position and at the same time for you to grow as a professional, some of those skills are to be organized, communication, multitask, programs, learn your company culture, and the right attitude for each situation.

Key Stats for Administrative Manager

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 82 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
24%
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Skills That Affect Administrative Manager Salaries

Operations Management
▲14%

Budget Management
▲10%

People Management
▲4%

Human Resources
▲1%

Accounting
▲1%

Project Management
▲1%

National Average
$46,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Information Technology (IT) Support
▼1%


Office Management
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Customer Service
▼7%

Accounts Payable
▼10%

Payroll Administration
▼11%

Accounts Receivable
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 82 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 24%