Office Support Specialist Salary

An Office Support Specialist earns an average wage of $14.14 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$23,877 - $48,823
$24K
$32K
$49K
MEDIAN: $32,355
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50%
90%

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$10.96 - $19.49
$11
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$23,877 - $48,823  
   
Bonus
$253.42 - $5,051  
Profit Sharing
$2,948  
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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$23,294 - $44,060  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 158
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.96 - $19.49  
   
Overtime
$12.64 - $30.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$253.42 - $5,051  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,948  
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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$23,294 - $44,060  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 326

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Job Description for Office Support Specialist

Office support specialists fulfill a variety of roles in an office environment. Although their duties vary depending on the type and size of the company, office support specialists are typically responsible for much of their office's paperwork and day-to-day operations. Support specialists might work at a reception desk, where they also greet visitors and clients, answer and direct incoming phone calls and provide any needed assistance to visitors.

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Office Support Specialist Tasks

  • Answer phones, direct calls and take messages.
  • Operate office machines; photocopiers and scanners, facsimile machines, voice mail systems and personal computers.
  • Maintain and update filing, inventory, mailing and database systems.
  • Open, sort and route incoming mail, answer correspondence and prepare outgoing mail.
  • Complete and mail bills, contracts, policies, invoices and checks.

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Pay by Experience Level for Office Support Specialist

Pay by Experience for an Office Support Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Office Support Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 251 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Office Support Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 129 salaries. An experienced Office Support Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 117 salaries. An Office Support Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 46 salaries.

Office Support Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Office Support Specialist?

Office Support Specialist in Huntington:
"A Poor Example of the Economy."
Pros: Being able to supervise and assist other co-workers in tasks or questions.
Cons: The inflexibility, poor management, poor communication, poor working conditions, unethical practices and behaviors.

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Key Stats for Office Support Specialist

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Office Support Specialist Salaries

▲15%

▲5%

▲4%

National Average
$30,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Office Support Specialist Salaries

Office Administration
▲10%




Microsoft Excel
▼0%

Microsoft Access
▼0%

National Average
$30,000



Bilingual
▼6%

Data Entry
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 19%
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