Office Coordinator Salary

Most Office Coordinators in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $15.34 per hour. Total cash compensation for Office Coordinators runs from $25K to $49K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $3K and profit sharing that can reach almost $6K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. While some workers in this profession — around one in four — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and the larger part have dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$28,086 - $52,630
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$28K
$39K
$53K
MEDIAN: $38,533
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$11.43 - $20.79
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,086 - $52,630  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,970  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $5,750  
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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$25,055 - $48,670  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,268
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.43 - $20.79  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.86  
Overtime
$15.00 - $32.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,970  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $2,959  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $5,750  
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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$25,055 - $48,670  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,463
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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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Though some Office Coordinators move into positions like Operations Manager (where the average salary is $59K), this progression is not the norm. It is quite typical for Office Coordinators to transition into roles as Office Managers or Office Managers of Medical Offices, where reported median earnings are $4K and $3K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Office Coordinator


Survey results imply that Office Coordinators deploy a deep pool 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. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Data Entry, Medicaid & Medicare Billing, and Customer Service. Those proficient in Customer Service are, more often than not, also skilled in Scheduling and Microsoft Office. It is often found that people who know Office Administration are also skilled in 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 more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average beginner in this position makes around $32K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $35K. Office Coordinators bring in $37K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $39K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,473

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

For Office Coordinators, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 26 percent greater than the national average. Office Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+20 percent), Washington (+19 percent), Boston (+18 percent), and New York (+16 percent). The lowest-paying market is St. Louis, which sits 12 percent below the national average.

Office Coordinator Reviews

What is it like working as an Office Coordinator?

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 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.

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Experience Affects Office Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Office Coordinator Salaries


Event Planning
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Accounts Payable
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Human Resources
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Payroll Administration
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Administration
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Office Administration
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Scheduling
0%

Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
0%

Accounts Receivable
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National Average
$34,000

Billing
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Customer Service
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Medicaid & Medicare Billing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 632 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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