Entry-Level Office Manager Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Office Manager earns an average salary of $38,385 per year.
Entry-Level Office Manager Total Pay (?
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$26,208 - $53,572
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MEDIAN: $38,384
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Entry-Level Office Manager Total Pay (?
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$10.05 - $19.81
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,208 - $53,572  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,056  
Profit Sharing
$483.68 - $5,826  
Commission
$202.03 - $9,950  
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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$23,315 - $50,707  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15,994
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$10.05 - $19.81  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.06 - $4.67  
Overtime
$13.05 - $29.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,056  
   
Commission
$202.03 - $9,950  
Profit Sharing
$483.68 - $5,826  
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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$23,315 - $50,707  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15,994
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Office Manager Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Office Manager in Fort Worth:
"Managing An Office Is Stressful But Rewarding."
Plan your work. Work your plan. Self-evaluate often. Be able to take criticism with confidence. Look ahead.
Office Manager in Yuma:
"Demanding But Rewarding Office Manager Position."
This job cannot be accomplished by just anyone. Interested candidate must be willing to accept those things he/she cannot change. Must be willing to work under micro-management from immediate supervisor. Flexibility is key. Qualified candidate must be willing to work in any direction at any given time and somehow be able to keep up with the daily expectations of his/her job when being pulled away. Must be able to deal with a myriad of personalities and communicate well, especially with sensitive people. Turnover is great in this line of business, qualified candidate must be willing to work with turnover and train new people on a repetitive basis. In addition to handling payroll, benefits, daily operations, customer service, etc., must be able to also manage quality control. Quality control involves daily auditing of individuals roles and job functions, audits of daily processes. Long hours are required, job will require a minimum of 50 hours per week.
Office Manager in Camden:
"Office Management."
Request that you are paid for your knowledge. Talk with your boss. Be open about your wants and needs.
Office Manager in Harrisburg:
"Women drama."
Treat each employee as an individual and understand their background life, in order to understand their behavior.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Office Manager Salaries

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Gender

Female
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female alumni
 
Male
11%
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 44%
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