Office Coordinator Salary

Office Coordinators in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $15.69 per hour. Total cash compensation to Office Coordinators varies from $26K to $49K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K each. While the company and years of experience impact pay for this group, residence is the most influential factor. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under a fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans. Most Office Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$29,015 - $52,251
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$52K
MEDIAN: $38,844
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$11.83 - $21.11
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,015 - $52,251  
   
Bonus
$301.40 - $4,672  
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $4,500  
Commission
$200.00 - $12,000  
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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$25,676 - $49,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 989
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.83 - $21.11  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.13  
Overtime
$16.10 - $33.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$301.40 - $4,672  
   
Commission
$200.00 - $12,000  
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $4,500  
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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$25,676 - $49,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,013

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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.

Common Career Paths for Office Coordinator


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Office Coordinators who go on to become Operations Managers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Operations Managers is $59K annually. Office Coordinators most often move into positions as Office Managers or Office Managers of Medical Offices; those groups report median salaries that are $3K higher and $2K higher, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Office Coordinator


Known for taking on a considerable number of Office Coordinators, Athletico, Ltd., The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Rescare, Inc, Genesis Rehab Services, and Sun Communities Inc are leading firms in the industry. Although salaries only range from $30K to just $41K, Athletico, Ltd. still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $37K.

Popular Skills for Office Coordinator


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in Office Management, Accounts Payable, Event Planning, and Administration 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. People who know Office Administration usually also know Microsoft Office. Most people skilled in Customer Service are similarly competent in Scheduling, Microsoft Office, and Office Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Office Coordinator

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Office Coordinators — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $33K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $36K. Office Coordinators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $38K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $40K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,080

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

For Office Coordinators, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 30 percent greater than the national average. Office Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in New York (+22 percent), Boston (+17 percent), Chicago (+17 percent), and Philadelphia (+13 percent). In Miami, salaries are 8 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 421 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Office Coordinator Salaries

▲13%

▲8%

▲3%

National Average
$35,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Office Coordinator Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 421 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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