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How Much Does an Administrative Officer Earn In The United States?

Administrative Officer Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$60,000
$42,000
$60,000
$87,000
Administrative officers in the United States make an average salary of $60,527 per year or $29.1 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $42,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $87,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Hawaii, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Oregon, and California provide the highest administrative officer salaries.
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Where Administrative Officers Earn The Most

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

Average Salary

How Much Do Administrative Officers Earn In Different Cities?

While an administrative officer can average a salary of $60,527 per year, or $29.1 per hour, there are many opportunities for administrative officers to make more. For example, in Urban Honolulu, HI you might make $86,738 per year. Other high-paying locations include Boston, MA, Washington, DC and Portland, OR. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Urban Honolulu, HI where the average starting salary is $72,000. The highest paying states for administrative officers include Hawaii, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Meanwhile, Utah, Maine, and Kansas offer the lowest salaries.
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1. Urban Honolulu, HI
$86,738
Avg. Salary
$45k
$101k
2. Boston, MA
$84,292
Avg. Salary
$45k
$101k
3. Washington, DC
$80,882
Avg. Salary
$45k
$101k
4. Portland, OR
$78,074
Avg. Salary
$45k
$101k
5. San Francisco, CA
$77,360
Avg. Salary
$45k
$101k
6. Des Moines, WA
$71,573
Avg. Salary
$45k
$101k

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Which Companies Pay Administrative Officers The Most?

To earn a high income as an administrative officer, working for Pension Benefit Guaranty or JPMorgan Chase might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Food and Drug Administration and Ludwig Cancer Research report highly competitive wages for administrative officers.
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Administrative Officer Salary History

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    How Experience Affects Administrative Officer Salaries

    The salary for an administrative officer can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Recently Added Administrative Officer Salaries

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    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Office of The Secretary of The Interior
    Office of The Secretary of The Interior
    Administrative Officer
    Administrative Officer
    Administrative Officer
    Washington, DC
    Washington, DC
    03/30/2021
    03/30/2021
    $87,198
    $87,198
    03/30/2021
    Administrative Officer 2-Cancer Center
    Administrative Officer 2-Cancer Center
    Davis, CA
    Davis, CA
    03/28/2021
    03/28/2021
    $44,787
    $44,787
    03/28/2021
    State of Arkansas
    State of Arkansas
    Adc/Dcc Admin Review Officer
    Adc/Dcc Admin Review Officer
    Adc/Dcc Admin Review Officer
    Little Rock, AR
    Little Rock, AR
    03/25/2021
    03/25/2021
    $32,405
    $32,405
    03/25/2021
    Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
    Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
    Administrative Officer 2
    Administrative Officer 2
    Administrative Officer 2
    Harrisburg, PA
    Harrisburg, PA
    03/24/2021
    03/24/2021
    $51,560
    $51,560
    03/24/2021
    Administrative Officer
    Administrative Officer
    Salt Lake City, UT
    Salt Lake City, UT
    03/23/2021
    03/23/2021
    $45,000
    $45,000
    03/23/2021
    Administrative Officer/Admin Support Supervisor
    Administrative Officer/Admin Support Supervisor
    Raleigh, NC
    Raleigh, NC
    03/21/2021
    03/21/2021
    $40,360
    $40,360
    03/21/2021
    Administrative Officer-Contracts & Procurement Division
    Administrative Officer-Contracts & Procurement Division
    Topeka, KS
    Topeka, KS
    03/20/2021
    03/20/2021
    $39,590
    $39,590
    03/20/2021
    Department of The Interior
    Department of The Interior
    Administrative Officer
    Administrative Officer
    Administrative Officer
    Washington, DC
    Washington, DC
    03/19/2021
    03/19/2021
    $87,198
    $87,198
    03/19/2021
    Maryland Government Jobs
    Maryland Government Jobs
    Administrative Officer II
    Administrative Officer II
    Administrative Officer II
    Baltimore, MD
    Baltimore, MD
    03/11/2021
    03/11/2021
    $54,554
    $54,554
    03/11/2021
    Idaho Division of Human Resources
    Idaho Division of Human Resources
    Deputy Administrator (Veterinarian Medical Officer/Bureau Chief)
    Deputy Administrator (Veterinarian Medical Officer/Bureau Chief)
    Deputy Administrator (Veterinarian Medical Officer/Bureau Chief)
    Boise, ID
    Boise, ID
    03/09/2021
    03/09/2021
    $83,970
    $83,970
    03/09/2021