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Other Office and Administrative Support Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of other office and administrative support workers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of other office and administrative support workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The other office and administrative support workers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Other Office and Administrative Support Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,260
25th Percentile Wage
$26,350
50th Percentile Wage
$35,590
75th Percentile Wage
$45,230
90th Percentile Wage
$56,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other office and administrative support workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other office and administrative support workers is $56,660. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $35,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,260. Take note 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 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other office and administrative support workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$35,590
4.41% 12.73%
2016
$34,020
4.20% -
2015
$32,590
0.40% -
2014
$32,460
1.42% -
2013
$32,000
2.94% -
2012
$31,060
- -

Table 2. Other Office and Administrative Support Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other 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 other office and administrative support workers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $48,380. The lowest paying sector is the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector (annual salary $26,250).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$48,380
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$39,650
Mining
$39,010
Construction
$38,950
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$38,760
Finance and Insurance
$37,940
Manufacturing
$37,930
Health Care and Social Assistance
$37,200
Transportation and Warehousing
$37,070
Federal, State, and Local Government
$36,700
Wholesale Trade
$36,580
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$36,060
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$35,360
Retail Trade
$35,080
Information
$34,020
Accommodation and Food Services
$32,750
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$32,750
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$32,460
Educational Services
$30,370
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$26,250

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Other Office and Administrative Support Workers by States

From the above tables we note that not only other 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 other office and administrative support workers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $19,400 to $49,050. The highest paying state for other office and administrative support workers is Michigan with a median annual salary of $49,050. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $19,400. For more salary information of other office and administrative support workers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Michigan
$49,050
Alaska
$47,960
Massachusetts
$47,040
South Dakota
$42,720
District of Columbia
$42,380
Vermont
$40,680
Guam
$40,280
Maryland
$39,750
Kansas
$39,620
Nebraska
$39,420
North Dakota
$38,770
Maine
$38,540
Montana
$38,090
Arizona
$38,070
Texas
$38,070
Virginia
$37,830
North Carolina
$37,790
New York
$37,780
Washington
$37,700
Illinois
$37,680
South Carolina
$37,630
Delaware
$37,460
Florida
$37,010
New Jersey
$36,960
Ohio
$36,890
Missouri
$36,880
Tennessee
$36,770
Louisiana
$36,540
Alabama
$36,530
Idaho
$35,900
Oklahoma
$35,320
Oregon
$34,960
Indiana
$34,310
Colorado
$34,210
Mississippi
$34,170
New Mexico
$34,100
Georgia
$33,540
Minnesota
$33,440
Iowa
$33,260
California
$32,880
Wyoming
$32,710
Virgin Islands
$32,120
Pennsylvania
$31,310
Utah
$31,020
Hawaii
$30,760
Kentucky
$30,550
Rhode Island
$30,370
West Virginia
$29,540
Arkansas
$28,700
New Hampshire
$27,870
Nevada
$24,850
Wisconsin
$24,150
Connecticut
$23,120
Puerto Rico
$19,400



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