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Office Manager Salary

The average salary for an Office Manager is $41,891 per year.
$29,310 - $61,492
(Median)
$29K
$42K
$61K
MEDIAN: $41,891
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$11.12 - $22.70
(Median)
$11
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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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 Hawthorne:
"It's hard enough without being stressful."
Pros: I like the consistent hours and the regular paycheck. The fact that I know I have weekends off is reassuring.
Cons: It get repetitive and you start praying for 5 o'clock to get here as soon as possible.

Office Manager in Campbell:
"I only ask to be paid as much as I am valuable."
Pros: I love most the experience I am gaining. With no real guidance of how my position should be, I have created the beginnings of the foundations for two of the three job descriptions in the company. Mine, the position of Office Manager and the position of the AV Installation Technician.
Cons: There is absolutely no foundation of guidelines. Each employee acts as a free agent who makes up their own rules along the way. I am creating a Policies and Procedures for our positions and hope to start on something real, legitimate and clear. Everyone feels they deserve more for the nature of the work that the technicians do. I personally feel like I deserve more because I have gotten the company to place where it has never been. You would be surprised to see this 20 year old idea exist as it does. No systems or any sort, no guidines to follow, just complete disarray.

Office Manager in Austin:
"Office Management."
Pros: Great coworkers. Casual Atmosphere. Client-facing. Fast-paced/unpredictable. Trusting colleagues.
Cons: Stressful. Occasionally unprofessional colleagues. No active HR. No full-time benefits. No room for growth.

Office Manager in Oakland:
"Great job."
Pros: Flexible hours, multi-tasking in different areas: human resources, financial management, marketing, administration.
Cons: Paperwork.

Office Manager in Long Beach:
"Absent Owner = Chaos and Stress."
Pros: I do it well, and knowing that I do a good job gives it some meaning.
Cons: Owner leaves the majority of the work in my lap, requires decisions go through him, but makes himself unreachable therefore unable to communicate effectively.

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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%