Administrative Coordinator Salary

For Administrative Coordinators, Amgen Corporation hands out the highest paychecks — $59K on average — relative to the national average of $43K per year. Soaring salaries can also be found at Columbia University, Kaiser Permanente, and Medical University of South Carolina, where earnings of $54K, $52K, or $46K are standard for Administrative Coordinators. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,360 - $62,828
$31K
$43K
$63K
MEDIAN: $43,069
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$12.92 - $24.61
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MEDIAN: $17.48
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$0$62K
Salary $31,360 - $62,828
Bonus $294.45 - $5,218
Profit Sharing $693 - $7,318
Commission $206.08 - $10,067
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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$29,341 - $58,781
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,045
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $12.92 - $24.61
Hourly Tips $2.51
Overtime $19.87 - $36.83
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $294.45 - $5,218
Commission $206.08 - $10,067
Profit Sharing $693 - $7,318
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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$29,341 - $58,781
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,051

Job Description for Administrative Coordinator

An administrative coordinator provides support to a company's employees, supervises the staff, and helps manage the company’s budget. An administrative coordinator acts as a link connecting departments, vendors, and staff members. They help to organize, supervise, and facilitate the work among employees, as well as provide specialized support to the workers. In most cases, they are also in charge of hiring new employees, evaluating current employees, and setting work assignments. They are also responsible for performing clerical duties, maintaining databases, creating reports, writing letters, facilitate management, maintaining the office, securing maintenance, and other general activities. They are also involved in the financial management of their company, including monitoring how money is spent, controlling costs, approving expenses, and conducting financial reports.

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Administrative Coordinator Tasks

  • Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
  • Supervise support clerical staff.
  • Review, track and prepare budgets; maintain records and databases.
  • Coordinate space and office organization; purchase and manage supplies and equipment.
  • Coordinate office and/or departmental operations.

Common Career Paths for Administrative Coordinator


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Administrative Coordinators may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Human Resources Manager. The latter position pays an average of $59K annually. Typical career progression for an Administrative Coordinator involves becoming an Executive Assistant or a Senior Administrative Assistant, roles that pay $6K more and $1K more on average.

Administrative Coordinator Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Administrative Coordinator

Popular Skills for Administrative Coordinator


Administrative Coordinators report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Data Analysis, Project Coordinating, and Event Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Data Entry, Customer Service, and Windows Operating System General Use. Most people familiar with Microsoft Office also know Microsoft Excel and Customer Service. A tool kit that includes Office Administration also typically contains Customer Service and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Coordinator

Pay by Experience for an Administrative Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Administrative Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 2,833 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administrative Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 1,600 salaries. An experienced Administrative Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 1,417 salaries. An Administrative Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 589 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,362

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 24 percent, Administrative Coordinators in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Administrative Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+22 percent), Washington (+17 percent), Boston (+12 percent), and Los Angeles (+11 percent). Falling short of the national average by 10 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Indianapolis.

Administrative Coordinator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Administrative Coordinator?

Administrative Coordinator in Benton Harbor:
"Office Conditions and Perks."
Pros: Flexibility and meeting new people and helping others.
Cons: Criticism when I am blame for something out of my control.

Administrative Coordinator in Roanoke:
"I love it."
Pros: Making sure everyone is doing their jobs caring for clients needs feeling important.
Cons: Stressfull, working two jobs not enough time in the day.

Administrative Coordinator in Memphis:
Pros: The communication with the colleagues and families everyday.
Cons: The complaining about the job they work.

Administrative Coordinator in Porter:
"Its a great job, alot alot of work."
Pros: I love the people I work with, the things I am learning.
Cons: Low pay.

Administrative Coordinator in Philadelphia:
"It's hard, busy, but someone's got to do it."
Pros: I am working in line with my values.
Cons: Very stressful, customers can be unkind, see many sad things. Does not pay well.

Administrative Coordinator in Traverse City, Michigan:
"Work flexability, office conditions, stress level."
Pros: Everything, the environment and the people. It is a new company and I feel I am in the beginning stages of its growth. Everyone in the company works together to improve the company overall, regardless of our titles and positions in the company.
Cons: Not always knowing what the next step is going to be.

Administrative Coordinator in Philadelphia:
"It is a good place to work if you have a family."
Pros: I can be flexible with my work schedule. There are opportunities for over-time. I enjoy working with most of my colleagues. The extra time during the Christmas break that we get off.
Cons: It does not seem like they value all of their employees equally. The pay is not realistic, the cost of living keeps increasing dramatically each year but the pay rate is increasing at a minuet rate. They are not consistent in what they say and what gets done.

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Key Stats for Administrative Coordinator

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1202 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Administrative Coordinator Salaries

▲15%

▲6%

▼0%

National Average
$40,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Administrative Coordinator Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1202 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 18%