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Office Coordinator Salary

Women comprise the majority of Office Coordinators in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $15.13 per hour on average. In the world of Office Coordinators, overall income ranges from $25K near the bottom to $47K at the top; this can include more than $2K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although close to one-fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$28,050 - $51,215
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MEDIAN: $38,003
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$11.15 - $20.43
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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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
$28,050 - $51,215  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,061  
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $4,894  
Commission
$509 - $2,457  
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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$24,726 - $47,258  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 814
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $20.43  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.93  
Overtime
$14.79 - $30.66  
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 - $2,061  
   
Commission
$509 - $2,457  
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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$24,726 - $47,258  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,684
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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 bring home $53K per year. Office Coordinators most often move into positions as Office Managers or Administrative Coordinators; those groups report median salaries that are $4K higher and $2K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Office Coordinator


Survey results imply that Office Coordinators deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Office Management, Payroll Administration, Accounts Payable, and Human Resources 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. A tool kit that includes Office Administration also typically contains Microsoft Office and Scheduling. The majority of those who know 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.


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 see a median salary of $36K after reaching one to two decades on the job. 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 $38K.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Office Coordinators that is 24 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Office Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+23 percent), Boston (+21 percent), Philadelphia (+19 percent), and New York (+17 percent). Falling short of the national average by 16 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Indianapolis. Employers also pay below the national average in St. Louis (13 percent lower) and Portland (3 percent lower).

Office Coordinator Reviews

What is it like working as an Office Coordinator?

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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Event Planning
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Accounts Payable
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Human Resources
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Office Administration
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Microsoft Excel
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Administration
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Microsoft Office
0%

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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Medicaid & Medicare Billing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 525 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
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: 48% employee benefits None: 24%