Business Office Representative Salary

The median total income of Business Office Representatives is around $29K, and for the average worker in this area, a good chunk of that (over a third, in fact) comes from commissions. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. The vast majority (85 percent) of Business Office Representatives who took the survey are female. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under one in three lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by slightly more than half. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$24,339 - $48,416
(Median)
$24K
$36K
$48K
MEDIAN: $36,148
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$9.80 - $18.32
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,339 - $48,416  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,973  
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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$20,955 - $41,736  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.80 - $18.32  
   
Overtime
$13.93 - $32.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,973  
   
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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$20,955 - $41,736  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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Job Description for Business Office Representative

Business office representatives are primarily responsible for handing sales within their company. This person generally works in an office, although light travel may be required in order to meet with associates and other representatives.

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Survey results show that Business Office Representatives typically report just a few professional skills. Insurance and Customer Service are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Office Representative

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $28K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $31K. Business Office Representatives who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $31K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Business Office Representatives report making only $29K on average.

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Experience Affects Business Office Representative Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$29,000

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Business Office Representative Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 13%

National Average
$29,000

Customer Service
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 28%
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