Updated August 22, 2022

Average Office Manager Salary

$43,395yearly

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
$20.86 hourly

Entry level Salary
$30,000 yearly
$30,000
10 %
$43,395
Median
$62,000
90 %

How much does an Office Manager make?

Office managers make $43,395 per year on average, or $20.86 per hour, in the United States. Office managers on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $30,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $62,000.

Location impacts how much an office manager can expect to make. Office managers make the most in New York, Alaska, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Maryland.

Highest Paying States For Office Managers

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

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Office Manager average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1New York$56,989$27.401,953
2District of Columbia$59,161$28.44217
3Alaska$51,015$24.53135
4Connecticut$50,867$24.46407
5Pennsylvania$45,052$21.661,496
6Texas$46,257$22.242,363
7Maryland$49,893$23.99745
8New Jersey$49,457$23.78894
9Massachusetts$49,985$24.03993
10California$48,227$23.193,574
11Virginia$45,896$22.071,112
12Illinois$44,664$21.471,453
13Rhode Island$46,471$22.34127
14Florida$42,193$20.292,283
15Michigan$40,964$19.69927
16Delaware$47,714$22.94120
17West Virginia$46,102$22.16133
18North Dakota$42,875$20.6196
19Minnesota$41,988$20.19731
20Ohio$39,737$19.101,137
21Washington$42,077$20.23826
22Wisconsin$41,115$19.77595
23Vermont$43,065$20.7073
24New Hampshire$42,006$20.20176
25Nevada$39,690$19.08223
26Arizona$38,598$18.56676
27North Carolina$38,468$18.491,045
28Georgia$38,896$18.701,129
29Wyoming$39,413$18.9559
30Colorado$40,681$19.56613
31Hawaii$44,802$21.5484
32Oregon$40,595$19.52416
33New Mexico$39,139$18.82173
34Missouri$38,820$18.66574
35Tennessee$35,801$17.21631
36Indiana$36,139$17.37693
37Alabama$37,963$18.25319
38South Carolina$36,812$17.70470
39Iowa$36,022$17.32370
40Utah$34,859$16.76352
41Kansas$36,751$17.67222
42Maine$36,647$17.62107
43Montana$31,819$15.30133
44Kentucky$35,326$16.98348
45Oklahoma$35,846$17.23235
46Idaho$35,675$17.15144
47Nebraska$35,757$17.19172
48Louisiana$34,695$16.68293
49Arkansas$31,007$14.91270
50South Dakota$32,089$15.4355
51Mississippi$30,828$14.82166

Highest Paying Cities For Office Managers

Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Washington, DC$59,207$28.46
2New York, NY$57,141$27.47
3Baltimore, MD$50,045$24.06
4Boston, MA$49,933$24.01
5San Francisco, CA$49,603$23.85
6Jersey City, NJ$49,507$23.80
7San Antonio, TX$47,459$22.82
8Arlington, VA$46,473$22.34
9Philadelphia, PA$45,331$21.79
10Chicago, IL$44,887$21.58
11Miami, FL$43,138$20.74
12Seattle, WA$42,453$20.41
13Saint Paul, MN$42,014$20.20
14Washington, MI$41,227$19.82
15Colorado Springs, CO$40,865$19.65

Here Are The Five Most In Demand Cities Right Now:

  1. Washington, DC
  2. New York, NY
  3. Baltimore, MD
  4. Boston, MA
  5. San Francisco, CA

Office Manager Salary Details

Average Office Manager Salary Graph
Average Office Manager Salary Graph, Trends, and Summary

What is an Office Manager's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$62,000$5,167$30
75th Percentile$52,000$4,333$25
Average$43,395$3,616$21
25th Percentile$35,000$2,917$17
10th Percentile$30,000$2,500$14

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Coordinator/Manager$49,749$4,146$23.9229,288
Administrative Manager$70,394$5,866$33.8442,602
Front Desk Manager$40,802$3,400$19.6254,551
Office Supervisor$42,965$3,580$20.6655,683
Billing Manager$77,507$6,459$37.2638,709
Office Lead$80,536$6,711$38.7236,245

Which Companies Pay Office Managers The Most?

According to our most recent salary estimates, Moody's and PitchBook Data are the highest paying companies for office managers.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1Moody's$91,388$43.941
2PitchBook Data$90,366$43.45
3Meta$89,100$42.847
4Credit Suisse$86,309$41.491
5UBS$73,862$35.5133
6Mission Regional Medical Center$71,408$34.336
7McKinsey & Company Inc$70,645$33.96
8Jacobs Engineering Group$69,872$33.59
9Kent Daniels & Associates$67,687$32.54
10AlixPartners$66,210$31.831
11CFA Institute$66,092$31.771
12Citi$66,032$31.7569
13Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory$65,351$31.42
14VF$65,219$31.361
15Charles River Associates$64,596$31.06
16HDR$64,538$31.0312
17APCO Worldwide$64,301$30.912
18BNY Mellon$64,049$30.7912
19AssetMark$63,998$30.77
20General Electric$63,494$30.534

How Much Do Office Managers Make In Different Industries?

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

  1. The construction industry pays office managers an average salary of $53,450

  2. The real estate industry pay $53,073

  3. The lowest paying industry for office managers is the retail industry. Office managers in this industry earn an average salary of $43,873

Highest Paying Industries For Office Managers

Rank  Industry  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Construction$53,450$25.70
2Real Estate$53,073$25.52
3Finance$51,836$24.92
4Technology$51,222$24.63
5Professional$47,019$22.61
6Health Care$46,838$22.52
7Manufacturing$45,993$22.11
8Retail$43,873$21.09

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Office Manager Salary Trends

The salary for an office manager 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.

Office Manager Salary By Experience Level

Experience Level  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
Entry Level$31,600$15.20
Mid Level$36,400$17.52
Senior Level$52,800$25.40

Average Office Manager Salary Over Time

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

    Office Manager Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$43,400$20.86+3.1%
    2021$42,000$20.21+1.4%
    2020$41,400$19.92+1.3%
    2019$40,900$19.65+1.3%
    2018$40,300$19.40+3.1%

    Recently Added Office Manager Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    The Salvation ArmyOffice ManagerPottstown, PA07/26/2022$20,870
    Prudential Advisors SunburyOffice Manager-HybridColumbus, OH07/26/2022$41,740
    Naples Home BuyersOffice ManagerEast Longmeadow, MA07/26/2022$52,175
    Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing ServicesOffice Intake-SUD Program-Bellingham Recovery Center-Whatcom County Bonus)Bellingham, WA07/26/2022$40,697
    Weber Murphy Fox Inc.Office ManagerErie, PA07/26/2022$41,000
    Clarkson Eyecare Inc.Office ManagerGranite City, IL07/26/2022$39,653
    My Community Dental CentersOffice ManagerCharlotte, MI07/26/2022$50,088
    UlineOffice ManagerBoston, MA07/26/2022$70,000
    Hajoca CorporationAdministration-Office Manager-PcDenver, CO07/26/2022$37,566
    Performance ContractingOffice ManagerDenver, CO07/26/2022$55,000

    Office Manager Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Office Managers the most?

    New York pays Office Managers the most in the United States, with an average salary of $59,161 per year, or $28.44 per hour.

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

    You know if you are being paid fairly as an Office Manager if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in New York you should be paid close to $56,989 per year.

    What type of Office Manager gets paid the most?

    Service Office Manager gets paid the most. Service Office Manager made a median salary of $83,838. The best-paid 10 percent make $103,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $67,000.

    What is a good starting salary for an Office Manager?

    A good starting salary for an office manager is $30,000 in the United States. That puts you in the 10th percentile of annual income for an office manager in the U.S., which is about what you would expect if you were new to the field. The average salary for office managers is $46,044, but that normally requires some level of experience to achieve. Furthermore, a good starting salary for an office manager can vary by state.

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