Office Coordinator Salary

Office Coordinators in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $15.82 per hour for pay. Cash earnings for Office Coordinators — which occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing — stretch from around $26K to approximately $49K. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is geographic location, though the specific employer and tenure have a (lesser) impact as well. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and between a fifth and a fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. The majority of Office Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$29,172 - $51,777
$29K
$39K
$52K
MEDIAN: $39,068
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$12.02 - $21.10
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MEDIAN: $15.82
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$0$51K
Salary $29,172 - $51,777
Bonus $241.69 - $4,605
Profit Sharing $300.00 - $5,120
Commission $102.13 - $13,702
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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$26,128 - $49,180
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 958
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $12.02 - $21.10
Hourly Tips $0.13
Overtime $17.15 - $33.35
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $241.69 - $4,605
Commission $102.13 - $13,702
Profit Sharing $300.00 - $5,120
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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$26,128 - $49,180
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,073

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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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As Office Coordinators transition into upper-level roles such as Operations Manager, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Operations Managers earn $59K on average per year. It is quite typical for Office Coordinators to transition into roles as Office Managers or Practice Managers, where reported median earnings are $4K and $19K higher per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Office Coordinator


Many Office Coordinators can be found at Athletico, Ltd., The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Genesis Rehab Services, Rescare, Inc, and Sun Communities Inc, firms that are at the top of the field. 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 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 pay less than market rate include Data Entry and Microsoft Word. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are also skilled in Scheduling, Microsoft Office, and Office Management. Most people skilled in Office Administration are similarly competent in Microsoft Office.

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: $35,104

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

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Office Coordinators, 30 percent above the national average. Office Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+27 percent), New York (+21 percent), Chicago (+17 percent), and Denver (+12 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 5 percent south of the national average, can be found in Miami. Employers also pay below the national average in Charlotte and Cleveland (2 percent lower).

Office Coordinator Reviews

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

Office Coordinator in Mechanicsburg:
Pros: I enjoy having a job to come to every day.
Cons: Constantly adding more to the work load that cannot be reasonably accomplished in a 50 hour work week.

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 Tucson:
Pros: The atmosphere is great and the clients are amazing.
Cons: Lots of boring downtime and it is hard to book with male therapists.

Office Coordinator in Newberry:
"The Management."
Pros: Being in charge is really a big responsibility. It is my goal to be successful. I believe in being a team player. I will preform the same duties as anyone else within my scope of practice. At times it can be stressful and tears of joy when you know that someone has received the care that they needed the most. Love working with the dedicated volunteers (Doctors, Nurses, NPs, etc.)
Cons: When I cannot find a specialist willing to help because a patient doesn't have insurance.

Office Coordinator in Phoenix:
Pros: My boss and the flexibility I have.
Cons:

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 Kennesaw:
"Beat job ever."
Pros: I love what I do. I get to use my strengths, make a difference, help the entire company directly or indirectly, work closely woth the vp and president, as well as future growth.
Cons: You have to sit a lot behind the desk and answer the phones a lot.

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Key Stats for Office Coordinator

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 533 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

▼6%

Skills That Affect Office Coordinator Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 533 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: 55%
no benefits
None: 22%
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