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Office Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$31,000
$21,000
$31,000
$46,000
Office specialists in the United States make an average salary of $31,876 per year or $15.33 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $21,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $46,000. As most things go, location can be critical. West Virginia, Delaware, California, New Jersey, and Maryland provide the highest office specialist salaries.
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Map of Office Specialist Salaries

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

Average Salary

Average Office Specialist Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to West Virginia, Delaware and California, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for office specialists. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Missouri, Nebraska, and Mississippi.

City
Average Salary
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$48,603
$49k
Glendale, CA
Glendale, CA
$42,369
$42k
Jersey City, NJ
Jersey City, NJ
$38,751
$39k
Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas, NV
$37,636
$38k
Bolingbrook, IL
Bolingbrook, IL
$37,265
$37k
Hartford, CT
Hartford, CT
$37,170
$37k
Rochester, MN
Rochester, MN
$36,236
$36k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$36,073
$36k
Cedar Rapids, IA
Cedar Rapids, IA
$34,378
$34k
Mount Pleasant, MI
Mount Pleasant, MI
$34,010
$34k

High Paying Office Specialist Jobs

Average Office Specialist Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Moss Adams and Mayo Clinic as they offer the highest salaries for office specialists.

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Office Specialist Salary History

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    Average Office Specialist Pay By Industry

    As we previously stated, office specialist salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that utilities, education, and retail companies tend to offer much higher salaries for office specialists. For example, office specialists make a whopping average salary of $35,683 while working for utilities companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $33,296 at education companies and $32,133 at retail companies. But office specialists may want to avoid working in the government industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $29,028.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Utilities
    Utilities
    $35,683
    $36k
    Education
    Education
    $33,296
    $33k
    Retail
    Retail
    $32,133
    $32k
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $31,142
    $31k
    Non Profits
    Non Profits
    $29,731
    $30k
    Government
    Government
    $29,028
    $29k

    Office Specialist Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for an office specialist 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 Office Specialist Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Idaho Division of Human Resources
    Idaho Division of Human Resources
    Office Specialist 2-Child Welfare
    Office Specialist 2-Child Welfare
    Office Specialist 2-Child Welfare
    Twin Falls, ID
    Twin Falls, ID
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $25,482
    $25,482
    10/30/2020
    City of Colorado Springs
    City of Colorado Springs
    Office Specialist
    Office Specialist
    Office Specialist
    Colorado Springs, CO
    Colorado Springs, CO
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $36,564
    $36,564
    10/29/2020
    Travis County Texas
    Travis County Texas
    Office Specialist
    Office Specialist
    Office Specialist
    Austin, TX
    Austin, TX
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $30,239
    $30,239
    10/27/2020
    Office Specialist (Open & Promotional)
    Office Specialist (Open & Promotional)
    San Mateo, CA
    San Mateo, CA
    10/26/2020
    10/26/2020
    $54,059
    $54,059
    10/26/2020
    Capstone Office Specialist
    Capstone Office Specialist
    Provo, UT
    Provo, UT
    10/24/2020
    10/24/2020
    $33,392
    $33,392
    10/24/2020
    Senior Office Specialist
    Senior Office Specialist
    Colorado Springs, CO
    Colorado Springs, CO
    10/23/2020
    10/23/2020
    $35,980
    $35,980
    10/23/2020
    Office Specialist I-Operations Processing
    Office Specialist I-Operations Processing
    Augusta, ME
    Augusta, ME
    10/23/2020
    10/23/2020
    $32,182
    $32,182
    10/23/2020
    County of Sonoma, California
    County of Sonoma, California
    Sheriff's Office Detention Specialist
    Sheriff's Office Detention Specialist
    Sheriff's Office Detention Specialist
    Santa Rosa, CA
    Santa Rosa, CA
    10/23/2020
    10/23/2020
    $52,887
    $52,887
    10/23/2020
    State of Illinois
    State of Illinois
    Office Specialist-OPT 2 (Upward Mobility Target Title)
    Office Specialist-OPT 2 (Upward Mobility Target Title)
    Office Specialist-OPT 2 (Upward Mobility Target Title)
    Springfield, IL
    Springfield, IL
    10/22/2020
    10/22/2020
    $40,908
    $40,908
    10/22/2020
    New York State Civil Service
    New York State Civil Service
    Advocacy Specialist 2, Central Office
    Advocacy Specialist 2, Central Office
    Advocacy Specialist 2, Central Office
    Albany, NY
    Albany, NY
    10/16/2020
    10/16/2020
    $56,604
    $56,604
    10/16/2020