Attendance Officer Salary

An Attendance Officer earns an average salary of $33,717 per year.

$21,042 - $59,300
$21K
$33K
$59K
MEDIAN: $33,129
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50%
90%

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$11.64 - $21.95
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.15
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$0$59K
Salary $21,042 - $59,300
Total Pay (?
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$21,737 - $55,450
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 43
Hourly Data $0$21
Hourly Rate $11.64 - $21.95
Overtime $18.50
Annual Data $0$55K
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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$21,737 - $55,450
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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Job Description for Attendance Officer

Attendance officers track student attendances and enforce rules about truancy, which vary according to each school's guidelines and local laws. They sometimes even track down specific students who have a habit of missing school. The officers are usually either police officers, whose duties include ensuring student attendance in the local school system, or social workers who work within the school. Most attendance officers carry out school policies and work closely with school principals to administer attendance rules. Attendance officers also may confer with parents on daily absences. They sometimes train teachers on the best ways to encourage student attendance.

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Attendance Officer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Attendance Officer

Pay by Experience for an Attendance Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Attendance Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 24 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Attendance Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Attendance Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 9 salaries. An Attendance Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 8 salaries.

Attendance Officer Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Attendance Officer?

Attendance Officer in Archbold:
"Legal knowledge."
An attendance officer wears so many hats....social worker, legal liason between courts and schools; excessive travel throughout the day; no secretarial assistance regarding correspondence and due process. There is an unknown on home visit situations that can be dangerous. An attendance officer is essentially a police officer according to Ohio Revised Code, and an officer needs to be versed in Code sections concerning compulsory attendance.

Attendance Officer in Tuscaloosa:
"Salary."
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Key Stats for Attendance Officer

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Attendance Officer Salaries

Experienced
▲24%

Late-Career
▲11%

Entry-Level
▲2%

National Average
$34,000

Mid-Career
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 16%
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