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Office Coordinator Salary

Most Office Coordinators in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $15.20 per hour. Overall cash earnings for Office Coordinators stretch from $25K on the lower end to $48K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $2K from bonuses and $5K from profit sharing. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Health benefits are not claimed by all — close to one-fourth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$28,005 - $52,272
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$28K
$38K
$52K
MEDIAN: $38,386
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$11.23 - $20.53
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$11
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary 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$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,005 - $52,272  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,486  
Profit Sharing
$205.11 - $4,932  
Commission
$-0.50 - $4,438  
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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$24,853 - $47,981  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 976
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.23 - $20.53  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.93  
Overtime
$14.92 - $30.84  
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 - $2,486  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $4,438  
Profit Sharing
$205.11 - $4,932  
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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$24,853 - $47,981  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,964
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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' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Practice Manager. The average Practice Manager brings home $53K per year. Typical career progression for an Office Coordinator involves becoming an Office Manager or an Office Manager of a Medical Office, roles that pay $4K more and $3K more on average.

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Popular Skills for Office Coordinator


Office Coordinators seem to exploit a large range 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 of 5 percent, 4 percent, 3 percent, and 3 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry and Medicaid & Medicare Billing. Those proficient in Customer Service are, more often than not, also skilled in Scheduling and Microsoft Office. Those who learned Office Administration also tend to know 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. On average, Office Coordinators make $36K following one to two decades on the job. 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


For Office Coordinators, busy Los Angeles offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 25 percent above the national average. Office Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+22 percent), Washington (+20 percent), Boston (+19 percent), and New York (+17 percent). Falling short of the national average by 16 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Indianapolis. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include St. Louis (12 percent lower) and Portland (6 percent lower).

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


Payroll Administration
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Accounts Payable
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Office Administration
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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 571 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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