Entry-Level Office Manager Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Office Managers lies in the neighborhood of $15.37 per hour. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $6K and $9K, respectively — total cash payment to Entry-Level Office Managers can bottom out near $25K or peak near $54K depending on individual performance. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women make up the vast majority of Entry-Level Office Managers (89 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Health benefits are not claimed by all — close to one-half lack any form of coverage — but roughly one-half have medical insurance, and over a third have dental, too. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Office Managers. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,273 - $58,813
$29K
$41K
$59K
MEDIAN: $40,933
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$11.32 - $21.38
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MEDIAN: $15.49
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$0$58K
Salary $29,273 - $58,813
Bonus $310.48 - $5,969
Profit Sharing $642 - $9,689
Commission $399.96 - $11,613
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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$25,317 - $53,959
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7,274
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $11.32 - $21.38
Hourly Tips $0.12 - $4.03
Overtime $17.54 - $32.74
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $310.48 - $5,969
Commission $399.96 - $11,613
Profit Sharing $642 - $9,689
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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$25,317 - $53,959
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8,227

Office Manager Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Office Manager


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Entry-Level Office Managers include State Farm Insurance Company, H&R Block, Farmers Insurance Group, Continental Aluminum, and Ameriprise Financial, Inc. Cintas Corporation offers the largest salaries in town — $42K on average. State Farm Insurance Company, Aspen Dental, and Ameriprise Financial, Inc. also offer top salaries for Entry-Level Office Managers. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $42K, $38K, and $36K, respectively.

Farmers Insurance Group, Property Management, Inc. and Ashley Furniture Home Stores are three other employers with a reputation for below-average pay, showing salaries around $25K, $25K, and $29K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,098

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

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Office Managers, 49 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Office Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+27 percent), Washington (+24 percent), New York (+21 percent), and Seattle (+15 percent).

Office Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Office Manager in New York:
"Job contract."
Make the Effort to know everything. Don't arrive late. Look patients in there eyes when speaking to them. Always show them you tried your best to accommodate them and listen to them most importantly.

Office Manager in Santa Rosa:
"Create a schedule of your responsibilities/duties."
Smile during phone calls. Customers can hear your smile through the phone.

Office Manager in Lake City:
"Performance Reviews."
Insist on performance reviews. Performance reviews are an excellent opportunity to give and receive feedback. We are all busy people. Reviews make us take the time to sit down together and have real conversations.

Office Manager in Irving:
"Keep Learning."
Follow your own advice, don't ask someone to do anything you wouldn't do yourself, never stop learning.

Office Manager in Sacramento:
"Time management is critical."
Managing time is a very important aspect of running a successful insurance agency.

Office Manager in Greenwood:
"Just what I expected."
Get organized. Listen to manager/owner.

Office Manager in Memphis:
"Having enough help."
Do not get to be friends with employees under you. Keep it all professional.

Key Stats for Office Manager

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3591 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
23%
20 years or more
0%

Skills That Affect Office Manager Salaries


National Average
$37,000

▼1%


Office Administration
▼3%






▼5%

▼7%



▼7%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3591 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
no benefits
None: 49%