An Office Support Specialist earns an average wage of $14.10 per hour. A skill in Office Administration is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$23,072 - $47,056
(Median)
$23K
$31K
$47K
MEDIAN: $31,051
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$10.60 - $19.76
(Median)
$11
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,072 - $47,056  
   
Bonus
$49.32 - $4,055  
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
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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$22,520 - $43,258  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 142
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.60 - $19.76  
   
Overtime
$12.90 - $31.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$49.32 - $4,055  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
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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$22,520 - $43,258  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 294
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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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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
$30,000


Skills That Affect Office Support Specialist Salaries

Office Administration
up arrow 11%


Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Microsoft Access
0%

National Average
$30,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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