Office Coordinator Salary

Women comprise the majority of Office Coordinators in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $15.18 per hour on average. Cash earnings of Office Coordinators — including $2K in bonuses, $5K in profit sharing proceeds, and $4K in commissions near the top of the pay scale — stretch from approximately $25K to approximately $48K depending on individual performance. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Office Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. While nearly one in four report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$28,003 - $51,929
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$28K
$38K
$52K
MEDIAN: $38,326
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$11.18 - $20.47
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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
$28,003 - $51,929  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,455  
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $4,894  
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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$24,787 - $47,725  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 929
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.18 - $20.47  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.93  
Overtime
$14.83 - $30.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,455  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $4,438  
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $4,894  
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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$24,787 - $47,725  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,882

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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.

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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. Office Coordinators most often move into positions as Office Managers or Office Managers of Medical Offices; those groups report median salaries that are $4K higher and $3K higher, respectively.

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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, Accounts Payable, Payroll Administration, and Event Planning are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 5 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Data Entry and Medicaid & Medicare Billing. Most people skilled in Customer Service are similarly competent 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 with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $32K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $35K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Office Coordinators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $36K. Office Coordinators who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $39K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Office Coordinators, busy Los Angeles offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 24 percent above the national average. Office Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+23 percent), Washington (+20 percent), Dallas (+19 percent), and Boston (+19 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Indianapolis, 17 percent below the national average. Employers in St. Louis and Portland also lean toward paying below-median salaries (12 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

Office Coordinator Reviews

What is it like working as an Office Coordinator?

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


Accounts Payable
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Payroll Administration
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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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National Average
$34,000

Scheduling
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Accounts Receivable
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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 579 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 24%