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First-Line Supervisor of Office and Administrative Support Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of first-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of first-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The first-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. First-Line Supervisor of Office and Administrative Support Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,950
25th Percentile Wage
$41,910
50th Percentile Wage
$54,340
75th Percentile Wage
$69,260
90th Percentile Wage
$87,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) first-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers is $87,690. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,950. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 166% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201654,3403.15%9.22%
201552,6303.52%-
201450,7801.16%-
201350,1901.71%-
201249,330--

Table 2. First-Line Supervisor of Office and Administrative Support Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of first-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers in 20 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for first-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $72,130. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $41,000).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$72,130
Mining
$65,480
Information
$62,000
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$61,440
Transportation and Warehousing
$61,270
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$60,360
Manufacturing
$58,860
Wholesale Trade
$56,970
Construction
$56,200
Federal, State, and Local Government
$56,080
Finance and Insurance
$56,030
Educational Services
$55,000
Health Care and Social Assistance
$52,970
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$52,400
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$52,180
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$51,900
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$51,320
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$47,930
Retail Trade
$44,540
Accommodation and Food Services
$41,000

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers by States

From the above tables we note that not only first-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of first-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $31,560 to $73,280. The highest paying state for first-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $73,280. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $31,560. For more salary information of first-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
District of Columbia
$73,280
Alaska
$62,330
New York
$62,140
Connecticut
$61,060
New Jersey
$59,420
Massachusetts
$59,370
Maryland
$58,300
Rhode Island
$57,980
Texas
$57,630
Colorado
$57,480
California
$57,450
Minnesota
$56,880
Washington
$56,860
Delaware
$56,760
Vermont
$56,650
Pennsylvania
$56,090
Virginia
$55,710
Oregon
$54,050
Illinois
$53,210
Missouri
$53,040
Michigan
$52,670
New Hampshire
$52,650
Georgia
$52,430
North Dakota
$51,950
North Carolina
$51,690
Ohio
$51,660
Hawaii
$51,620
Florida
$51,360
Wisconsin
$51,050
Alabama
$50,820
Nevada
$49,960
Iowa
$49,810
Tennessee
$49,300
Indiana
$48,790
Utah
$48,430
Maine
$48,380
Arizona
$48,210
Wyoming
$48,140
New Mexico
$47,910
Nebraska
$47,890
Kansas
$47,670
South Carolina
$47,420
Oklahoma
$47,190
South Dakota
$47,130
Montana
$46,670
Kentucky
$46,540
Idaho
$46,130
Virgin Islands
$45,950
Louisiana
$45,330
Arkansas
$44,700
Mississippi
$42,450
West Virginia
$40,810
Guam
$37,650
Puerto Rico
$31,560


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