Assistant Office Manager Salary

The average Assistant Office Manager in the United States earns approximately $15.17 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Women make up the vast majority of Assistant Office Managers (89 percent) who answered the questionnaire. The majority of Assistant Office Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and over a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the larger part and dental coverage is claimed by just over two-fifths. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$29,523 - $59,473
$30K
$40K
$59K
MEDIAN: $40,408
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50%
90%

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$10.54 - $21.31
$11
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MEDIAN: $15.17
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,523 - $59,473  
   
Bonus
$487.22 - $5,833  
Profit Sharing
$7,998  
Commission
$2,500  
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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$24,135 - $53,374  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 198
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.54 - $21.31  
   
Hourly Tips
$14.29  
Overtime
$16.45 - $31.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$487.22 - $5,833  
   
Commission
$2,500  
Profit Sharing
$7,998  
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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$24,135 - $53,374  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 356

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Job Description for Assistant Office Manager

An assistant office manager’s main responsibilities are to answer phone calls and screen them, transfer them, and/or respond to inquiries. They must also greet employees and visitors in person or via telephone, providing information, taking messages, or directing them to the appropriate person. Assistant office managers also maintain an inventory of office supplies to ensure necessary items are always available, as well as perform clerical functions,such as data entry, scheduling, and filing. An assistant office manager distributes items within their work site, such as overnight mail, as well as responds to inquiries from the district staff, government agencies, and students.

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Assistant Office Manager Tasks

  • Interact with clients and team members, answering questions and communicating schedules and documents.
  • Organize documents, correspondence, data, finances, and reports.
  • Track accounts receivable and accounts payable, updating information and reporting on results.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Office Manager


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Many Assistant Office Managers move into an Office Manager role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Office Managers on average bring in a similar salary to Assistant Office Managers. An Assistant Office Manager often moves on to become an Office Manager or an Office Administrator.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Office Manager


Assistant Office Managers report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in People Management, Accounting, Accounts Payable, and Human Resources are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 15 percent. Those listing Customer Relations as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Office Administration and Data Entry also typically command lower compensation. For most people, competency in Billing indicates knowledge of Accounts Receivable.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Office Manager

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Office Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Office Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 282 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant 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 $38,000 based on 172 salaries. An experienced Assistant Office Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 165 salaries. An Assistant 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 $43,000 based on 57 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,874

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Assistant Office Managers that is 55 percent greater than the national average, Oakland offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Assistant Office Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+46 percent), Washington (+44 percent), New York (+39 percent), and Las Vegas (+37 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Toledo Assistant Office Managers earning much less — 30 percent less — than the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Phoenix (19 percent less) and Philadelphia (7 percent less).

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Key Stats for Assistant Office Manager

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 98 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Assistant Office Manager Salaries

▲20%

▲12%

▲6%

National Average
$36,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Assistant Office Manager Salaries

People Management
▲15%

▲5%



▲2%


Accounts Receivable
▼0%

Payroll Administration
▼0%

National Average
$36,000



Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼2%

▼4%

▼9%

Office Administration
▼17%

Customer Relations
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 37%