Office Coordinator Salary

The larger portion of Office Coordinators in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $15.70 per hour. With some bonuses approaching $5K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $5K, overall incomes of Office Coordinators spread between $26K and $49K depending on individual performance. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is residence, though the company and experience level have a (lesser) impact as well. Most Office Coordinators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Although just over one in five lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and a majority get dental coverage, too. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$28,996 - $51,763
$29K
$39K
$52K
MEDIAN: $38,735
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$11.86 - $21.09
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MEDIAN: $15.70
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,996 - $51,763  
   
Bonus
$299.40 - $4,689  
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $5,000  
Commission
$199.33 - $13,574  
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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$25,767 - $49,040  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 929
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.86 - $21.09  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.13  
Overtime
$16.66 - $33.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$299.40 - $4,689  
   
Commission
$199.33 - $13,574  
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $5,000  
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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$25,767 - $49,040  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,936

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Job Description for Office Coordinator

The office coordinator is responsible for general office and clerical duties. Customer service is a priority, and this position typically is the first point of contact for visitors in an office setting. The office coordinator assists customers face to face, as well as over the phone. Meeting clients and directing them within the office is a main duty.

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Office Coordinator Tasks

  • Organize office operations and procedures, such as word processing, bookkeeping, and preparation of payrolls, flow of correspondence, filing, requisition of supplies, and other clerical services.
  • Establish uniform correspondence procedures and style practices.
  • Evaluate office production, revise procedures, or devise new forms to improve efficiency of workflow.
  • Coordinate activities of various clerical departments or workers within department.

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Office Coordinators' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as an Operations Manager. The average Operations Manager brings home $59K per year. Office Coordinators moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Office Managers or Practice Managers. The median paychecks in those roles are $4K higher and $19K higher, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Office Coordinator


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Office Coordinators include Athletico, Ltd., The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Genesis Rehab Services, Rescare, Inc, and Sun Communities Inc. Although Athletico, Ltd. offers the highest salaries (median pay is $37K), survey participants reported a rather limited pay range of $30K to $41K.

Popular Skills for Office Coordinator


Office Coordinators seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Event Planning, Office Management, Accounts Payable, and Human Resources are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 4 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Data Entry and Microsoft Word. Those familiar with Office Administration tend to be well versed in Microsoft Office. Those proficient in Customer Service are, more often than not, also skilled in Scheduling, Microsoft Office, and Office Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Office Coordinator

Pay by Experience for an Office Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Office Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 1,583 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Office Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 937 salaries. An experienced Office Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 713 salaries. An Office Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 254 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,035

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San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Office Coordinators, 30 percent above the national average. Office Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+27 percent), New York (+22 percent), Chicago (+17 percent), and Denver (+12 percent). Miami is the lowest-paying area, 5 percent south of the national average. Workers in Charlotte and Cleveland earn less than others in this profession; their salaries fall short of the national average by 2 percent.

Office Coordinator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Office Coordinator?

Office Coordinator in Cleveland:
"More independent and structured."
Pros: I work independently and have to meet my percentage goals. No one is standing over my shoulder which gives me a greater sense of purpose and freedom. I also have a flexible schedule which helps me prioritize my daily activities so that I complete my tasks in a timely fashion. My current position allows me to take courses that could lead to a higher position and certification. I am striving to become an independent contractor and have the ability to work from home.
Cons: I want to make more money and use the degree that I have to advance my career standing and status within the organization.

Office Coordinator in Solon:
"Fast paced multi tasking."
Pros: Helping people. Keeping the office organized. Having a flexible schedule. No micro managing. Being a valued asset to the company.
Cons: Last minute decisions that make completing tasks more stressful.

Office Coordinator in Flagstaff:
"Work Load."
Pros: I am exposed to many areas of the hospital and different job duties so I learn a lot. I also enjoy the group of people that I work with.
Cons: My work load is way more than the average Office Coordinator's. I have taken over projects such as our vendor credentialing program, monitoring recalls, dealing with surplus equipment, managing our office supply ordering system for the entire hospital, etc.

Office Coordinator in Carlsbad:
"A day at the office! Very Busy!"
Pros: The variety of tasks I am asked to do. I also get to talk to a lot of people. I like the management team. We have a beautiful office that is very conveniently located to my home.
Cons: No one knows what is on my plate at any given time, so sometimes I am given a number of high priority duties all at the same time. It is very difficult to keep everyone happy.

Office Coordinator in Santa Ana:
Pros: Fast paced environment, you have to be able to think quickly and be a master at juggling 3 or 4 things at the same time. Multitasking skills are a most in my position.
Cons: Lack of appreciation from managemet over-all.

Office Coordinator in Buffalo:
"Coordination."
Pros: Giving people language access. Interacting with so many different cultures. Learning about other cultures.
Cons: Politics.

Office Coordinator in Wheat Ridge:
"Stressful, Small Business, Bad Management."
Pros: The person training me was excellent.
Cons: The atmosphere of the place. The owner is miserable and so are the co-workers and it shows.

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Key Stats for Office Coordinator

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 411 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Office Coordinator Salaries

▲14%

▲8%

▲2%

National Average
$35,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Office Coordinator Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 411 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 22%