$50,861
Avg. Salary
$20.33
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,895

Bonus

$2,543

Profit Sharing

$2,650

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Administrative Supervisor is $20.33 per hour.

The average pay for an Administrative Supervisor is $50,861 per year.

10%
$14.78
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$20.33
50%
$36.52
90%
90%
MEDIAN $20.33
10%
$36k
10%
$51k
50%
$77k
90%
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MEDIAN $50,861
$36,413 - $76,563
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$77K
MEDIAN: $50,861
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$14.78 - $36.52
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$0$78K
Salary $36,413 - $76,563
Bonus $509 - $10,019
Profit Sharing $1,216 - $14,795
Commission $2,650
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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$32,864 - $78,152
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 512
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $14.78 - $36.52
Overtime $20.09 - $48.16
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $509 - $10,019
Commission $2,650
Profit Sharing $1,216 - $14,795
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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$32,864 - $78,152
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 324

Job Description

An administrative supervisor holds a management position for a company with many employees. Generally, administrative supervisors provide oversight and direction to clerical employees who work entry-level or mid-level jobs.

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Common Career Paths


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Administrative Supervisors who transition into an upper level Executive Assistant position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Executive Assistant makes $46K a year.

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Popular Skills


Administrative Supervisors generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in People Management, Microsoft Office, Human Resources, and Office Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Accounts Receivable as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Accounts Payable and Payroll Administration also typically command lower compensation. Most people familiar with Office Administration also know Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for an Administrative Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Administrative Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 176 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administrative Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 131 salaries. An experienced Administrative Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 115 salaries. An Administrative Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 59 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

35%

6%

National Average: $49,488

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

Administrative Supervisors will find that Hartford offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 47 percent. Administrative Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+37 percent), Chicago (+32 percent), Seattle (+17 percent), and Atlanta (+9 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in an Administrative Supervisor's salary, with Austin Administrative Supervisors earning salaries that are 27 percent less than the national average. Employers in Rockville and Los Angeles also lean toward paying below-median salaries (26 percent lower and 22 percent lower, respectively).

Job Reviews

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

Administrative Supervisor in Tewksbury:
"Hard work."
Pros: My team
Cons: The politics

Administrative Supervisor in San Diego:
"Start Young, Get a Degree."
The more you know, even if self-taught (like I've done), the higher you will go. Key (and critical) skill - computer savvy.

Administrative Supervisor in St. Louis:
"Creates positive work environment with proper supervision."
Pros: My teammates are great people to work with. Being a part of a company who teaches children how to swim is very rewarding to know I was a part of such accomplishment in their lives. I love working with children. I am a people person, so I like working in customer service. I do not work weekends.
Cons: I am not being fairly compensated for the amount of work I complete. We do not receive paid days off. It is difficult to plan days off. Management does not communicate with their employees. Management does not back up their employees. My position comes with a lot of stress.

Administrative Supervisor in Richmond:
"Human Resources."
My advice is to learn to understand each individual on your team. Take into consideration that not everyone performs at the same level and show some empathy. Remember as a supervisor, your workers performance will be your praise or downfall, so always talk to your workers and ask for their input to make your job easier. People don't come to work to do things incorrectly, no matter what others may think.

Administrative Supervisor in Seattle:
"Corporate culture, High volume, Challenging."
Pros: Variety, Opportunity for growth.
Cons: Low pay, office politics, tempermental manager.

Administrative Supervisor in Santa Monica:
"Deeper high level connections; National certification."

Administrative Supervisor in Portland:
"People Management."
Develop human resource skills, people management skills, conflict resolution skills, team building skills.

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Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 200 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

How Experience Affects Salaries

▲11%

▲7%

National Average
$49,000

▼3%

▼13%

How Skills Affect Salaries

National Average
$49,000




Human Resources
▼8%






Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 200 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 18%