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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,170
25th Percentile Wage
$24,630
50th Percentile Wage
$34,020
75th Percentile Wage
$43,660
90th Percentile Wage
$55,210

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 $55,210. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $34,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,170. 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 173% 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 other office and administrative support workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201634,0204.20%8.70%
201532,5900.40%-
201432,4601.42%-
201332,0002.94%-
201231,060--

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 $48,430. The lowest paying sector is the educational services sector (annual salary $27,270).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$48,430
Mining
$42,070
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$41,190
Manufacturing
$38,510
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$37,720
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$37,690
Construction
$37,680
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$37,040
Finance and Insurance
$36,870
Health Care and Social Assistance
$36,720
Transportation and Warehousing
$35,990
Wholesale Trade
$35,760
Federal, State, and Local Government
$35,650
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$33,800
Retail Trade
$33,380
Information
$32,290
Accommodation and Food Services
$31,430
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$31,340
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$30,490
Educational Services
$27,270

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 $19,090 to $48,300. The highest paying state for other office and administrative support workers is Massachusetts with a median annual salary of $48,300. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $19,090. 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
Massachusetts
$48,300
Alaska
$47,220
Michigan
$46,970
Vermont
$44,110
Maryland
$39,940
South Dakota
$39,860
Texas
$39,650
Maine
$38,970
District of Columbia
$37,880
Arizona
$37,830
Nebraska
$37,670
North Carolina
$37,590
North Dakota
$37,290
New York
$37,270
New Jersey
$36,520
Tennessee
$36,190
Virginia
$36,020
Delaware
$35,990
Kansas
$35,920
Idaho
$35,820
Washington
$35,750
Missouri
$35,510
Ohio
$35,510
Montana
$35,340
New Mexico
$35,190
South Carolina
$35,110
Florida
$34,950
Oklahoma
$34,820
Alabama
$34,500
Oregon
$34,220
Utah
$34,000
Georgia
$32,970
Iowa
$32,540
Colorado
$32,520
Indiana
$32,120
Minnesota
$31,990
Illinois
$31,910
Rhode Island
$31,860
Louisiana
$31,640
Mississippi
$30,610
Pennsylvania
$30,420
Kentucky
$29,840
Wisconsin
$29,700
Arkansas
$29,580
West Virginia
$29,540
Hawaii
$29,510
California
$29,100
Wyoming
$28,880
New Hampshire
$25,230
Nevada
$23,960
Connecticut
$20,950
Puerto Rico
$19,090



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