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Office Support Specialist Salary

An Office Support Specialist earns an average wage of $13.52 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$22,498 - $43,057
(Median)
$22K
$29K
$43K
MEDIAN: $29,467
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90%

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$10.12 - $19.27
(Median)
$10
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$22,498 - $43,057  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,527  
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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$21,419 - $41,615  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 156
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.12 - $19.27  
   
Overtime
$11.71 - $30.35  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,527  
   
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).
)
$21,419 - $41,615  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 298

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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

  • Open, sort and route incoming mail, answer correspondence and prepare outgoing mail.
  • Complete and mail bills, contracts, policies, invoices and checks.
  • Compile, copy, sort, and file records of office activities.
  • Answer phones, direct calls and take messages.
  • Operate office machines; photocopiers and scanners, facsimile machines, voice mail systems and personal computers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Office Support Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Office Support Specialist Reviews

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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Experience Affects Office Support Specialist Salaries




National Average
$29,000


Skills That Affect Office Support Specialist Salaries



Microsoft Excel
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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National Average
$29,000

Data Entry
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 25%
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