Office Coordinator Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Office Coordinators in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $15.22 per hour. Bonuses, profit sharing, and commission all factor into final incomes for Office Coordinators. Ranging between $25K near the bottom and $48K near the top, total earnings can include up to $2K from bonuses and up to $5K from profit sharing, with a high-performing minority reaping commissions of $3K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, approximately one in four claim no health benefits at all. The majority of Office Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$28,097 - $52,163
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$28K
$38K
$52K
MEDIAN: $38,358
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$11.18 - $20.57
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$11
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,097 - $52,163  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,479  
Profit Sharing
$294.79 - $5,000  
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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$24,828 - $48,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,034
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.18 - $20.57  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.93  
Overtime
$14.88 - $30.94  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,479  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $2,959  
Profit Sharing
$294.79 - $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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$24,828 - $48,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,021
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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 progress into high-paying roles like Practice Manager, where median compensation is $53K annually. When Office Coordinators are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Office Managers or Office Managers of Medical Offices. Those roles pay an additional $4K and $3K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Office Coordinator


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Office Management, Accounts Payable, Payroll Administration, and Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Data Entry and Medicaid & Medicare Billing. Those proficient in Office Administration are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft Office and Scheduling. Most people experienced in Customer Service also know Scheduling and Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Office Coordinator

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $32K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $35K. Office Coordinators bring in $36K after working for 10 to 20 years. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Office Coordinators with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $39K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Office Coordinators, working in the bustling city of Los Angeles has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Office Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+22 percent), Washington (+19 percent), Boston (+19 percent), and Dallas (+18 percent). In Indianapolis, salaries are 16 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in St. Louis and Portland (12 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

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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Microsoft Office
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Accounts Receivable
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National Average
$34,000

Scheduling
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Billing
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 567 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
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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