Women comprise the majority of Office Coordinators in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $15.53 per hour on average. Cash earnings for Office Coordinators — which occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $4K from profit sharing — stretch from around $26K to approximately $49K. This group's pay is mainly influenced by geography, followed by career length and the individual firm. Job satisfaction for Office Coordinators is high. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and between a fifth and a fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$28,721 - $52,662
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$29K
$39K
$53K
MEDIAN: $38,729
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$11.75 - $20.93
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,721 - $52,662  
   
Bonus
$301.79 - $4,773  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $4,030  
Commission
$200.00 - $12,000  
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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$25,512 - $48,969  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 990
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.75 - $20.93  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.13  
Overtime
$16.00 - $33.18  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$301.79 - $4,773  
   
Commission
$200.00 - $12,000  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $4,030  
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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$25,512 - $48,969  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,984
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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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For Office Coordinators, progressing to an Operations Manager role may result in a significant raise. On average, an Operations Manager can earn $59K annually. 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 Employer Salaries for Office Coordinator


The biggest paychecks can be found at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) — the median salary there is $37K.

Popular Skills for Office Coordinator


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Payroll Administration, Event Planning, Office Management, and Accounts Payable are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 5 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry. Skill sets containing Office Administration also tend to include Microsoft Office. Those familiar with Customer Service also tend to know Scheduling, Microsoft Office, and Office Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Office Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Office Coordinators do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $33K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $36K. On average, Office Coordinators make $38K following one to two decades on the job. Office Coordinators who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $40K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,752

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

For Office Coordinators, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Office Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+21 percent), Washington (+18 percent), Chicago (+16 percent), and Boston (+14 percent). In Miami, salaries are 6 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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
$35,000


Skills That Affect Office Coordinator Salaries


Office Management
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Event Planning
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Administration
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Accounts Payable
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Human Resources
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Accounts Receivable
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$35,000

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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 439 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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