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Updated July 11, 2022

Average Administrative Manager Salary

$65,582 yearly
To create our salary estimates, Zippia starts with data published in publicly available sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (FLC) Show More

$31.53 hourly

Entry level Salary
$45,000 yearly
$45,000
10 %
$65,582
Median
$95,000
90 %

How much does an Administrative Manager make?

Administrative managers make $65,582 per year on average, or $31.53 per hour, in the United States. Administrative managers on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $45,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $95,000.

Location impacts how much an administrative manager can expect to make. Administrative managers make the most in North Carolina, Idaho, New Jersey, North Dakota, and Nevada.

Highest Paying States For Administrative Managers

The darker areas on the map show where administrative managers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Administrative Manager average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1Idaho$79,151$38.05129
2Washington$76,118$36.60760
3New York$75,855$36.471,799
4North Carolina$82,196$39.52697
5Nevada$76,772$36.91164
6Michigan$74,115$35.63613
7New Jersey$77,387$37.21640
8Virginia$73,371$35.271,001
9District of Columbia$74,660$35.89273
10Connecticut$73,055$35.12310
11Maryland$73,086$35.14702
12North Dakota$76,926$36.9855
13Delaware$73,998$35.5899
14Montana$68,948$33.15120
15Kansas$74,878$36.00166
16Illinois$70,516$33.901,048
17California$72,828$35.012,750
18Ohio$66,574$32.01844
19Minnesota$70,588$33.94512
20West Virginia$69,885$33.6090
21Wisconsin$65,657$31.57467
22Indiana$66,949$32.19513
23Wyoming$68,484$32.9241
24Missouri$69,143$33.24426
25Kentucky$67,721$32.56256
26Oregon$65,626$31.55377
27Hawaii$65,685$31.5890
28South Dakota$66,874$32.1544
29Alaska$57,656$27.72110
30Pennsylvania$59,495$28.601,129
31Massachusetts$62,892$30.24947
32Nebraska$64,552$31.03141
33Maine$64,969$31.2497
34Iowa$60,086$28.89296
35Rhode Island$64,893$31.2079
36Texas$60,330$29.001,918
37Colorado$64,870$31.19471
38Arizona$61,657$29.64485
39Georgia$62,109$29.86830
40Utah$60,159$28.92276
41Oklahoma$62,738$30.16181
42Alabama$62,006$29.81207
43New Mexico$60,863$29.26131
44South Carolina$58,102$27.93365
45Florida$56,641$27.231,557
46Tennessee$56,547$27.19455
47Louisiana$59,814$28.76194
48Mississippi$58,010$27.89108
49Arkansas$52,804$25.39197
50New Hampshire$55,764$26.81110
51Vermont$56,303$27.0746

Highest Paying Cities For Administrative Managers

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Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Charlotte, NC$80,452$38.68
2Vancouver, WA$77,349$37.19
3Las Vegas, NV$76,738$36.89
4New York, NY$76,524$36.79
5Ann Arbor, MI$74,854$35.99
6Washington, DC$74,677$35.90
7Baltimore, MD$72,835$35.02
8Beverly Hills, CA$72,666$34.94
9Arlington, VA$72,600$34.90
10Minneapolis, MN$70,701$33.99
11Chicago, IL$70,596$33.94
12Bozeman, MT$69,076$33.21
13Columbus, OH$67,700$32.55
14Indianapolis, IN$67,326$32.37
15Madison, WI$66,385$31.92

Administrative Manager Salary Details

Administrative Manager Salary

What is an Administrative Manager's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$95,000$7,917$46
75th Percentile$79,000$6,583$38
Average$65,582$5,465$32
25th Percentile$53,000$4,417$25
10th Percentile$45,000$3,750$22

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Office Supervisor$42,008$3,501$20.2055,683
Manager$72,441$6,037$34.831,236,194
Service Office Manager$50,823$4,235$24.4378,043
Department Administrator$48,687$4,057$23.4184,441
Business Office Manager$54,973$4,581$26.43102,287
Office And Operations Manager$58,474$4,873$28.11250,715

Here are the five companies hiring the most now:

  1. William Raveis Jobs (37)
  2. IBM Jobs (45)
  3. AT&T Jobs (57)
  4. UBS Jobs (34)
  5. Massachusetts General Hospital Jobs (23)

Which Companies Pay Administrative Managers The Most?

According to our most recent salary estimates, Cambridge Associates and T. Rowe Price are the highest paying companies for administrative managers.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1Cambridge Associates$92,143$44.305
2T. Rowe Price$89,024$42.8013
3United Service Technologies$85,156$40.942
4Databricks$83,913$40.34
5Bain & Company$82,030$39.445
6Intuit$79,886$38.413
7New York University$79,745$38.3451
8Columbia University in the City of New York$77,794$37.4040
9The City University of New York$75,464$36.2813
10Harvard University$74,119$35.6330
11UBS$73,748$35.4625
12Massachusetts General Hospital$73,109$35.1516
13Johns Hopkins University$72,997$35.0976
14Boston Medical Center$72,503$34.86
15IDA$72,376$34.802
16Mount Sinai Health System$71,869$34.5568
17Royal Bank of Canada$71,390$34.321
18PeaceHealth$71,173$34.2219
19Dana-Farber Cancer Institute$71,078$34.1739
20Cousins Properties$70,959$34.111

How Much Do Administrative Managers Make In Different Industries?

Here are some examples of how much an administrative manager salaries can based on different industries:

  1. The professional industry pays administrative managers an average salary of $61,463

  2. The health care industry pay $61,281

  3. The lowest paying industry for administrative managers is the internet industry. Administrative managers in this industry earn an average salary of $59,519

Highest Paying Industries For Administrative Managers

Rank  Industry  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Professional$61,463$29.55
2Health Care$61,281$29.46
3Retail$61,062$29.36
4Finance$60,639$29.15
5Manufacturing$60,618$29.14
6Technology$60,522$29.10
7Internet$59,519$28.61

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Administrative Manager Salary Trends

Average Administrative Manager Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    Administrative Manager Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$65,600$31.53+3.3%
    2021$63,400$30.50+2.0%
    2020$62,200$29.90+2.2%
    2019$60,800$29.23+4.2%
    2018$58,200$27.99+4.4%

    Recently Added Administrative Manager Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    Oregon Department of TransportationLands Specialist Administrative ManagerSalem, OR06/01/2022$75,420
    Intermountain Deaconess Children's ServicesZero To Five Montana-Administrative ManagerHelena, MT06/01/2022$48,000
    PerspectaAdministration ManagerMaryland05/31/2022$45,718
    Lighthouse Residential LLCAdministrative ManagerRutherford, NJ05/31/2022$50,000
    Planned Parenthood Federation of AmericaAdministrative Manager, FacilitiesNew York, NY05/31/2022$75,000
    Peraton CorporationAdministration ManagerMaryland05/31/2022$45,718
    Washington Association for Infant Mental HealthAdministrative ManagerSeattle, WA05/30/2022$45,000
    Adams County GovernmentAdministrative ManagerBrighton, CO05/28/2022$69,033
    University of MinnesotaAdministrative and Accessibility Manager In The Wilkins Center at The Hubert H. Humphrey School of PMinneapolis, MN05/28/2022$54,080
    University of Southern CaliforniaAdministrative ManagerLos Angeles, CA05/27/2022$107,000

    Administrative Manager Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Administrative Managers the most?

    North Carolina pays Administrative Managers the most in the United States, with an average salary of $82,196 per year, or $39.52 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as an Administrative Manager?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as an Administrative Manager if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Idaho you should be paid close to $79,151 per year.

    What type of Administrative Manager gets paid the most?

    Administration Vice President gets paid the most. Administration Vice President made a median salary of $160,409. The best-paid 10 percent make $210,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $122,000.

    What is the average salary for an administrative manager?

    The average salary for an administrative manager is $69,000 a year ($33.52 an hour).

    There is a good amount of variation and what an administrative manager can make largely based on the location of the position and the company. For example, wages can start from as little as $44,000 a year to as much as $108,000 a year.

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