Office Administrator with Accounting Skills Salary

An average Office Administrator with Accounting skills can expect to take home roughly $16.46 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Health benefits are not claimed by all — over a third lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and just over two-fifths have dental, too. Job satisfaction for Office Administrators with Accounting skills is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,001 - $68,940
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$45K
$69K
MEDIAN: $44,739
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$11.89 - $24.03
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MEDIAN: $16.46
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,001 - $68,940  
   
Bonus
$387.83 - $5,980  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
Commission
$3,000  
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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$26,820 - $61,834  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 412
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.89 - $24.03  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50  
Overtime
$17.95 - $36.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$387.83 - $5,980  
   
Commission
$3,000  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$26,820 - $61,834  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 462
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Pay by Experience Level for Office Administrator

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


Office Administrators with Accounting skills with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $35K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $40K on average. Office Administrators with Accounting skills see a median salary of $42K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $49K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,154

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

For Office Administrators with Accounting skills, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 51 percent above the national average. Office Administrators with Accounting skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+45 percent), San Francisco (+31 percent), Indianapolis (+22 percent), and Houston (+20 percent). Austin is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 14 percent. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Dallas and Orlando (10 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Office Administrator

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 185 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
18%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Office Administrator Salaries

▲24%

▲7%

▲1%

National Average
$39,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 185 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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