Assistant Office Manager Salary

The average Assistant Office Manager in the United States earns approximately $15.74 per hour. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Women account for the majority of Assistant Office Managers who took the survey — 90 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. While some workers in this profession — over a third — do not have any health coverage, the larger part do receive medical benefits and just over two-fifths have dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$29,420 - $56,765
$29K
$41K
$57K
MEDIAN: $40,855
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50%
90%

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$10.87 - $21.75
$11
$16
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MEDIAN: $15.75
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$0$56K
Salary $29,420 - $56,765
Bonus $405.47 - $5,117
Profit Sharing $1,918
Commission $3,537
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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$24,777 - $52,663
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 190
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $10.87 - $21.75
Hourly Tips $7.62
Overtime $16.83 - $32.37
Annual Data $0$52K
Bonus $405.47 - $5,117
Commission $3,537
Profit Sharing $1,918
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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$24,777 - $52,663
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 353

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Job Description for Assistant Office Manager

An assistant office manager’s main responsibilities are to answer phone calls and screen them, transfer them, and/or respond to inquiries. They must also greet employees and visitors in person or via telephone, providing information, taking messages, or directing them to the appropriate person. Assistant office managers also maintain an inventory of office supplies to ensure necessary items are always available, as well as perform clerical functions,such as data entry, scheduling, and filing. An assistant office manager distributes items within their work site, such as overnight mail, as well as responds to inquiries from the district staff, government agencies, and students.

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Assistant Office Manager Tasks

  • Interact with clients and team members, answering questions and communicating schedules and documents.
  • Organize documents, correspondence, data, finances, and reports.
  • Track accounts receivable and accounts payable, updating information and reporting on results.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Office Manager


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Many Assistant Office Managers move into an Office Manager role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Office Managers on average bring in a similar salary to Assistant Office Managers. It is not unusual for an Assistant Office Manager to become an Office Manager or an Office Administrator.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Office Manager


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in People Management, Accounting, Accounts Payable, and Human Resources are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Customer Relations as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Office Administration and Data Entry also typically command lower compensation. Most people skilled in Billing are similarly competent in Accounts Receivable.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Office Manager

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Office Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Office Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 282 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Office Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 172 salaries. An experienced Assistant Office Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 165 salaries. An Assistant Office Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 57 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,566

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

For Assistant Office Managers, working in the bustling city of Oakland has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Assistant Office Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+44 percent), Washington (+41 percent), New York (+37 percent), and Las Vegas (+34 percent). Assistant Office Managers' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Assistant Office Managers in Toledo bring in salaries that are 32 percent lower than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Phoenix and Philadelphia (20 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

Assistant Office Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assistant Office Manager?

Assistant Office Manager in Spokane Valley:
"Assistant Office Manager."
Pros: Great co-workers, I love the csr's who work in the office. Everyone is helpful and willing to assist where needs. I enjoy always having something to do, and enjoy customer retention and training new csr's. I also enjoy the administrative tasks I'm given and dispatching.
Cons: Underpaid, under appreciated, feel used. Doing a lot of the office managers job, without proper compensation. Office disorganization and favoritism among employees.

Assistant Office Manager in Ridgeland:
"Great."
Pros: Find people jobs and working with others.
Cons: Firing a employees or laying them off.

Assistant Office Manager in Milpitas:
Pros: Manage people. Manage scheduling. Customer Service. Billing. Cleaning. Payroll.
Cons:

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Key Stats for Assistant Office Manager

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 128 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Assistant Office Manager Salaries

▲18%

▲10%

▲4%

National Average
$37,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Assistant Office Manager Salaries

People Management
▲13%

▲3%

▲1%



National Average
$37,000


Accounts Receivable
▼1%

Payroll Administration
▼2%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼3%



▼6%

▼10%

Office Administration
▼19%

Customer Relations
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 128 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 39%
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