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Office Manager Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Office Manager is $41,703 per year.
Office Manager Salary (?
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$29,150 - $61,441
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MEDIAN: $41,702
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Office Manager Salary (?
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$11.00 - $22.50
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,150 - $61,441  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,020  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $6,830  
Commission
$309.79 - $11,683  
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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$25,574 - $58,617  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23,365
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.00 - $22.50  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $4.85  
Overtime
$13.75 - $33.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,020  
   
Commission
$309.79 - $11,683  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $6,830  
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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$25,574 - $58,617  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 18,723
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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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National Average
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Office Manager Reviews

What is it like working as an Office Manager?
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.
Office Manager in Boston:
"Independent Work With An Ever Changing Workload."
Pros: Good atmosphere and a brand/mission I believe in.
Cons: What I am currently being paid seems a bit low for the area.
Office Manager in Canton:
"I Enjoy My Work Very Much."
Pros: Office conditions, the owners, small business atmosphere, payroll.
Cons: I feel underpaid and cannot meet my personal responsibilities and no type of insurance.

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Experience Affects Office Manager Salaries

National Average
$39,000

Skills That Affect Office Manager Salaries

Accounting
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Payroll Administration
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Office Management
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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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Bookkeeping
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Quickbooks
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 10282 votes.

Gender

Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
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: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 40%