Entry-Level Office Manager Salary

The average Entry-Level Office Manager earns approximately $14.67 per hour. In the world of Entry-Level Office Managers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $6K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $24K and $51K. Geographic location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although approximately one-half have medical coverage and more than a third have dental coverage, a little less than half claim no health benefits at all. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 89 percent of Entry-Level Office Managers are female. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Office Managers. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$27,105 - $54,765

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$10.28 - $20.20

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National Salary 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$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$27,105 - $54,765  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,831  
Profit Sharing
$486.89 - $6,022  
Commission
$292.33 - $9,914  
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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$24,087 - $51,323  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10,014
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.28 - $20.20  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $3.68  
Overtime
$14.11 - $30.53  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,831  
   
Commission
$292.33 - $9,914  
Profit Sharing
$486.89 - $6,022  
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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$24,087 - $51,323  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10,214
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Office Manager


Entry-Level Office Managers flock to State Farm Insurance Company, H&R Block, Servpro Industries, Inc., Liberty Tax Services, Inc., and Re/Max Real Estate, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Although Servpro Industries, Inc. heads up the field in terms of compensation, offering the highest median salary at $34K, pay at this particular employer still varies considerably, running the full spectrum from $25K to $49K.

Offering a median salary of only $25K, Liberty Tax Services, Inc. gives out the smallest paychecks. Furthermore, the earnings range of $20K to $37K isn't that wide, either.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Office Managers in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 42 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Office Managers will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+26 percent), New York (+23 percent), Boston (+19 percent), and Seattle (+15 percent). San Antonio is the lowest-paying area, 4 percent south of the national average.

Office Manager Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Office Manager in Annandale:
Always strive for more, better. Remember to take care of yourself. You are more important than a company.

Office Manager in Chicago:
"Get details in writing."
Always know what your pay and benefits will be, not just an idea of what they will be.

Office Manager in Sacramento:
"Being a "team player" is absolutely critical."
Understand that we all think differently. Different things motivate different people. Get to know those you manage so you can "speak their language" effectively.

Office Manager in Provo:
"Undisclosed Responsibilities."
Find out if the company has a cleaning service or if you will be expected to do the "woman's work" of cleaning the bathrooms etc.

Office Manager in Charlotte:
"That it is very tedious."
To not stress out, there is only so much that you can do... It's in the company's hands not yours.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Office Manager Salaries


Accounting
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Office Management
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Office Administration
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$35,000

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Payroll Administration
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Accounts Receivable
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4026 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 46%
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