Average Office Administrator Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for an Office Administrator is $16.17.
MEDIAN $16.17
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $23
$394 - $7,480
Profit Sharing
$309 - $7,350
$350 - $10,000
Total Pay
$26,655 - $62,179

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Job Description for Office Administrator

The top respondents for the job title Office Administrator are from the companies Edward Jones, Re/Max Real Estate and Edward Jones Investments. Reported salaries are highest at The Boeing Company where the average pay is $19.50. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Edward Jones Investments and Edward Jones, earning around $17.78 and $16.74, respectively. Re/Max Real Estate pays the lowest at around $12.29. Century 21 and Coldwell Banker also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $14.09 and $14.52, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Office Administrator. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Office Administrator
Administrative Assistant
Administrative / Office Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Office Administrator

Skills in Office Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Data Entry, Customer Service and Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Office Administrator

An entry-level Office Administrator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.51 based on 1,750 salaries. An early career Office Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.22 based on 5,592 salaries. A mid-career Office Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.53 based on 3,705 salaries. An experienced Office Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.54 based on 3,757 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Employees with Office Administrator in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 21.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (11.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (8.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

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