Entry-Level Administrative Manager Salary

An average Entry-Level Administrative Manager can expect to take home roughly $49K annually. Total cash earnings of Entry-Level Administrative Managers range from $30K on the low end to $69K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $8K and $4K, respectively. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 86 percent of Entry-Level Administrative Managers are female. The majority of Entry-Level Administrative Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — about one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and the larger part receive dental plans. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,126 - $70,624
$32K
$49K
$71K
MEDIAN: $48,663
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$12.10 - $24.84
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MEDIAN: $17.02
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$32,126 - $70,624  
   
Bonus
$97.87 - $7,510  
Profit Sharing
$116.35 - $3,738  
Commission
$3,931  
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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$29,660 - $68,743  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 378
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.10 - $24.84  
   
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
$97.87 - $7,510  
   
Commission
$3,931  
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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$29,660 - $68,743  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 140

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,695

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With a pay rate for Entry-Level Administrative Managers that is 35 percent greater than the national average, Seattle offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. 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 (+14 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
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 92 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
23%
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Skills That Affect Administrative Manager Salaries

Operations Management
▲14%

Budget Management
▲10%

People Management
▲4%

Accounting
▲1%

Project Management
▲1%

Human Resources
▼0%

National Average
$46,000

Information Technology (IT) Support
▼1%


Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Office Management
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Customer Service
▼7%

Accounts Payable
▼10%

Payroll Administration
▼11%

Accounts Receivable
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 92 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 25%
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