Office Coordinator Salary

Most Office Coordinators in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $15.24 per hour. In the world of Office Coordinators, overall cash earnings stretch from $25K near the bottom to $48K near the top; these packages encompass bonuses that run close to $3K and profit sharing that can (albeit rarely) exceed $5K, along with commissions approaching $3K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and roughly a fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. For the most part, Office Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$28,075 - $52,467

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$11.24 - $20.58

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,075 - $52,467  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,650  
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $5,034  
Commission
$-0.50 - $2,959  
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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$24,913 - $48,228  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,067
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.24 - $20.58  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.93  
Overtime
$14.79 - $30.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,650  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $2,959  
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $5,034  
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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$24,913 - $48,228  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,064
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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

  • Evaluate office production, revise procedures, or devise new forms to improve efficiency of workflow.
  • Coordinate activities of various clerical departments or workers within department.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Office Coordinator


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Office Coordinators may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Practice Manager. The latter position pays an average of $53K annually. A common career progression for an Office Coordinator is to become an Office Manager or an Office Manager of a Medical Office. Compared to Office Coordinators, the first group earns $4K more on average, and the second group earns $3K more.

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Popular Skills for Office Coordinator


Office Coordinators report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Office Management, Payroll Administration, Accounts Payable, and Administration are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 4 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Data Entry, Medicaid & Medicare Billing, and Customer Service. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are also skilled in Scheduling and Microsoft Office. Skill sets containing Office Administration also tend to include Microsoft Office and Scheduling.

Pay by Experience Level for Office Coordinator

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


Office Coordinators do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $32K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $35K. Office Coordinators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $37K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $39K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Office Coordinators, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 23 percent above the national average. Office Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+22 percent), Washington (+19 percent), Boston (+19 percent), and Philadelphia (+17 percent). With compensation 15 percent below the national average, Indianapolis is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Employers pay around 12 percent less in St. Louis and 4 percent less in Portland, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Office Coordinator Reviews

What is it like working as an Office Coordinator?

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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Experience Affects Office Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Office Coordinator Salaries

Office Management
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Administration
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Accounts Payable
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Payroll Administration
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Office Administration
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Event Planning
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Human Resources
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Microsoft Excel
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Accounts Receivable
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Microsoft Office
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Billing
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National Average
$34,000

Scheduling
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Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 563 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 24%
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