Office Coordinator Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Office Coordinators in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $15.34 per hour. Individual bonuses, profit sharing and commission for Office Coordinators — as high as $3K, $6K and $3K, respectively — each contribute to the degree of variation within overall compensation, ranging from $25K to $49K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Work is enjoyable for Office Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. While one-fourth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$28,086 - $52,630
(Median)
$28K
$39K
$53K
MEDIAN: $38,533
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$11.43 - $20.79
(Median)
$11
$15
$21
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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Office Coordinators who advance into the role of an Operations Manager are fairly uncommon. Operations Managers on average earn $59K 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 wield many 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. Most people familiar with Customer Service also know Scheduling and Microsoft Office. Most people skilled in Office Administration are similarly competent 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. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $32K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $35K. Office Coordinators see a median salary of $37K after reaching 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

National Average: $34,473

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

For those looking to make money, Office Coordinators in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 26 percent above 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). St. Louis ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 12 percent below the national average.

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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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