Office Coordinator Salary

Office Coordinators in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $15.23 per hour for pay. 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 $3K from bonuses and $5K from profit sharing. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Some workers in this field — roughly one in four — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$28,028 - $52,220
(Median)
$28K
$38K
$52K
MEDIAN: $38,332
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$11.21 - $20.57
(Median)
$11
$15
$21
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
$28,028 - $52,220  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,560  
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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$24,865 - $48,137  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,046
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.21 - $20.57  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.93  
Overtime
$14.87 - $30.97  
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 - $2,560  
   
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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$24,865 - $48,137  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,042
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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 who transition into a Practice Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $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 in pay of 4 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry and Medicaid & Medicare Billing. Most people familiar with Office Administration also know 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.


For Office Coordinators, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $32K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $35K. Office Coordinators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $36K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $39K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Office Coordinators, Los Angeles provides a pay rate that is 23 percent greater than the national average. Office Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+22 percent), Washington (+20 percent), Dallas (+19 percent), and Boston (+19 percent). Falling short of the national average by 16 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Indianapolis. Employers pay around 12 percent less in St. Louis and 5 percent less in Portland, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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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Accounts Receivable
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Scheduling
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Microsoft Office
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Billing
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National Average
$34,000

Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 568 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
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: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 24%
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