The average hourly pay for an Office Support Specialist is $14.74.
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Job Description for Office Support Specialist
Office support specialists fulfill a variety of roles in an office environment. Although their duties vary depending on the type and size of the company, office support specialists are typically responsible for much of their office's paperwork and day-to-day operations. Support specialists might work at a reception desk, where they also greet visitors and clients, answer and direct incoming phone calls and provide any needed assistance to visitors. Support specialists may report to an office ma…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Office Support Specialist
The top respondents for the job title Office Support Specialist are from the companies The Home Depot Inc., Michaels Stores and Hennepin County. Reported salaries are highest at Hennepin County where the average pay is $23.63. Michaels Stores pays the lowest at around $9.27.
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Popular Skills for Office Support Specialist
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Skills in Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Microsoft Excel and Support Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word.
Pay by Experience Level for Office Support Specialist
An entry-level Office Support Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.75 based on 44 salaries. An early career Office Support Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.18 based on 357 salaries. A mid-career Office Support Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.21 based on 161 salaries. An experienced Office Support Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.55 based on 196 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Office Support Specialist in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 22.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (20.6% more) and Portland, Oregon (20.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (4.1% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (2.6% less).
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