Office Administrator Salary

The average pay for an Office Administrator is $15.72 per hour. A skill in Human Resources is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,959 - $74,722
$30K
$44K
$75K
MEDIAN: $44,110
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50%
90%

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$11.81 - $22.48
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.85
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$0$74K
Salary $29,959 - $74,722
Bonus $399.50 - $7,042
Profit Sharing $305.59 - $6,153
Commission $132.77 - $10,213
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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$26,008 - $61,589
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,339
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $11.81 - $22.48
Hourly Tips $0.30
Overtime $17.58 - $35.60
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $399.50 - $7,042
Commission $132.77 - $10,213
Profit Sharing $305.59 - $6,153
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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$26,008 - $61,589
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 4,164

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Job Description for Office Administrator

An office administrator carries out various functions within an office environment to make sure that the administrative duties required by a company are carried out smoothly. The duties allocated to an office administrator will vary according to the position.

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Office Administrator 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.

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Popular Skills for Office Administrator

Pay by Experience Level for Office Administrator

Pay by Experience for an Office Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Office Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 3,513 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Office Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 2,270 salaries. An experienced Office Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 2,236 salaries. An Office Administrator 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 1,045 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,037

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

Office Administrator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Office Administrator?

Office Administrator in Albuquerque:
"Task management skills."
Pros: People who come in and tell their stories.
Cons: Having too many people to work for. Directly working with many families and many directors. And taking phone calls and completing important projects, all at once.

Office Administrator in Livonia:
Pros: I love what I do and all of the people I work with. I.
Cons: Customers can be very stressful to deal with.

Office Administrator in Nashville:
Pros: The environment and atmosphere are great. My coworkers are driven/passionate and work very hard. We all help each other as much as possible to make sure our company is successful. The Good: - Designing and building web stores. - Managing web store inventory. - Coordinating with artists/managers to run sales/promos in the stores. - Designing promo materials for social media marketing. - Managing social media channels to increase company wide online presence. - Coordinating/executing Pre-Orders in web stores.
Cons: - Managing two completely different "genres" of tasks; e-comm management and admin/accounts payable.

Office Administrator in Houston:
"Gained incredible amounts of experience."
Pros: I'm always busy, and I have opportunities to learn.
Cons: I'm given every menial task, and my supervisor constantly overloads my plate.

Office Administrator in Boulder:
"Okay."
Pros: My job isn't terrible, but it's frustrating that I work so hard and get little to no recognition.
Cons: The people. The fact that I have a boss, not a leader. The fact that my boss has no idea what I do (thinks I just answer the phones), when in reality I do a job that should pay me minimum of $50,000 per year because of everything I do. When problems arise, management buries their heads in the sand and hums until it goes away.

Office Administrator in Lincoln:
"Extremely rewarding."
Pros: What ing people live a higher life quality.
Cons: Not a lot of physical activity.

Office Administrator in Boulder:
"Good."
Pros: Responsibilities - flexibility - dependable - appreciated.
Cons: I'm the youngest - weird atmosphere - negativity - not enough compensation.

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Key Stats for Office Administrator

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1680 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Office Administrator Salaries

▲21%

▲9%

▲2%

National Average
$38,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Office Administrator Salaries




▲3%


National Average
$38,000

Accounts Receivable
▼1%


▼2%


▼5%



▼6%


▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1680 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 36%
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