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Administrative Officer Salary (United States)

An Administrative Officer earns an average salary of $53,352 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Operations Management, Human Resources, Accounting, Budget Management, and Project Management. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Administrative Officer Salary (?
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$32,219 - $87,357
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $53,351
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Administrative Officer Salary (?
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$11.44 - $28.72
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$32,219 - $87,357  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,080  
Profit Sharing
$3,000 - $10,000  
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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$27,913 - $86,191  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 465
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.44 - $28.72  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $44.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,080  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000 - $10,000  
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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$27,913 - $86,191  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 108
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Job Description for Administrative Officer

An administrative officer holds a high-ranking position that includes managing the administrative functions of the business. In many cases, the administrative officer's role is defined by four primary responsibilities: communication, coordination, completing daily administrative tasks, and conducting long-term planning. Many large companies seek an administrative officer to oversee internal operations, as they want to be certain everything is conducted in accordance with company standards; these large companies often have an entire section devoted to administrative tasks, and the officer will normally be the leader of this division. However, these professionals are of importance in smaller companies as well.
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Administrative Officer Tasks
  • Manage organization’s budget and finances, overseeing billing, accounts, and preparing financial statements.
  • Facilitate and improve communication methods within the organization.
  • Coordinate the activities of different departments to keep the organization running smoothly.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of policies governing personnel and procedures.

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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Officer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

San Diego
up arrow 38%
San Antonio
up arrow 27%
Los Angeles
up arrow 26%
Seattle
up arrow 9%
Houston
up arrow 5%
Baltimore
0%
National Average
$51,000
New York
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Oklahoma City
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Administrative Officer Reviews

What is it like working as an Administrative Officer?
Administrative Officer in Belcourt:
"Major Responsibility With High Stress Levels."
Pros: Always busy, work challenges me with new issues daily. I work with some good people. Job is always.
Cons: Things that I see on a daily bases. I feel like i'm underpaid for the work I do.

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Experience Affects Administrative Officer Salaries

National Average
$51,000

Skills That Affect Administrative Officer Salaries

Accounting
up arrow 16%
Project Management
up arrow 11%
Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$51,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 148 votes.

Gender

Female
67%
female alumni
 
Male
33%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 14%