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Office Manager Salary

The average salary for an Office Manager is $41,891 per year.
$29,310 - $61,492
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MEDIAN: $41,891
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$11.12 - $22.70
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,310 - $61,492  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,037  
Profit Sharing
$508 - $6,956  
Commission
$304.47 - $12,175  
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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$25,750 - $58,689  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 24,925
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.12 - $22.70  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $4.92  
Overtime
$14.22 - $33.37  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,037  
   
Commission
$304.47 - $12,175  
Profit Sharing
$508 - $6,956  
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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$25,750 - $58,689  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20,064
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Job Description for Office Manager

The role of office manager is found in nearly every field of business because most businesses have offices as part of their structure. Office managers are socially astute and must be able to organize and lead a team of office workers.

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Office Manager Tasks

  • Coordinate space and office organization; purchase and manage supplies and equipment.
  • Coordinate office and/or departmental operations.
  • Review, track and prepare budgets; maintain records and databases.
  • Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
  • Supervise support clerical staff.

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Office Manager Reviews

What is it like working as an Office Manager?
Office Manager in Gig Harbor:
"Work flexibility, I like the owners."
Pros: Where I work the environment and the flexible schedule for my situations with my children and everything that is going on in my life right now.
Cons: I think I should be paid more for all that I do and the communication between employees and scheduling make thing difficult. And a structural way of doing things needs to be applied.
Office Manager in Jupiter:
"Perfect for OCD organizational skills."
Pros: I love that I am able to micromanage multiple fascists of the office and can put my OCD organizational skills to practical use.
Cons: Following up to make sure that everyone did their job correctly.
Office Manager in Charlotte:
"Office Manager."
Pros: - Little to no supervision. - Responsible for prioritizing work and completing work at own pace. - Assisting employees and customers. - Flexible Schedule. - 2 Weeks Paid Vacation & Paid Holidays. - Christmas Bonus.
Cons: - Extremely boring, repetitive, not challenging or fulfilling work. - Frequently little to no appreciation for work by superiors. - Too much time spent sitting at the computer contributing to back pain, weight gain and headaches.
Office Manager in Omaha:
"Office Manager, no fame, all guts."
Pros: I really enjoy working with spread sheets, working to solve problems, and accomplish goals.
Cons: Frequently you have to "mind read" the other managers so that you can stay a step ahead of the game. You also have to play the role of several different managers.
Office Manager in Morgan Hill:
"Brave New World."
Pros: Exposure to an increasing scope of people. Learning new languages and traveling. Challenges of new projects.
Cons: The time change between Europe and the US. Travel safety concerns. The occasional technical glitch that impedes production.

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Experience Affects Office Manager Salaries




National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Office Manager Salaries


Accounting
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Office Management
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Payroll Administration
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Office Administration
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Accounts Payable
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National Average
$39,000

Microsoft Office
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Accounts Receivable
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Quickbooks
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Bookkeeping
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Microsoft Excel
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Billing
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10652 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 57% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 40%