$15.92
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,715

Profit Sharing

$1,961

Commission

$2,500

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.

$30,103 - $73,297
$30K
$44K
$73K
MEDIAN: $44,131
10%
50%
90%

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$11.82 - $22.59
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.92
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50%
90%

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$0$73K
Salary $30,103 - $73,297
Bonus $302 - $7,243
Profit Sharing $479 - $6,362
Commission $352 - $9,849
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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$26,141 - $61,724
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6,542
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $11.82 - $22.59
Hourly Tips $0.13
Overtime $17.51 - $35.94
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $302 - $7,243
Commission $352 - $9,849
Profit Sharing $479 - $6,362
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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$26,141 - $61,724
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7,802

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: $38,238

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 Boston:
"Doing 10 things at once."
Pros: Networking, perks, culture, open door policy.
Cons: Stress level, management, tasks at hand.

Office Administrator in Palo Alto:
"Do-Able and Environmentally Stressful."
Pros: I am getting valuble office experience.
Cons: Pay, attitude of boss, lies, lack of integrity and action, treatment of both workers and customers.

Office Administrator in Lancaster:
Pros: I appreciate the safe environment. Comfortable work space. Interaction with customers and patients is also valued.
Cons: The feeling of being taken for granted. Not appreciated enough for all hard work that is put in. No holiday pay. No benefits. Not paid enough.

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.

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Key Stats for Office Administrator

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2823 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Office Administrator Salaries

▲20%

▲8%

▲2%

National Average
$38,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Office Administrator Salaries





▲2%

National Average
$38,000

Accounts Receivable
▼1%

▼2%



▼5%



▼7%


▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2823 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 35%