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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. The average hourly salary of other office and administrative support workers in the United States is shown in Table 2. 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
$19,680
25th Percentile Wage
$24,130
50th Percentile Wage
$31,590
75th Percentile Wage
$40,550
90th Percentile Wage
$51,400

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 $51,400. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $31,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,680. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 161% 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
201631,5903.39%9.50%
201530,5202.65%-
201429,7101.88%-
201329,1501.92%-
201228,590--

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 $43,040. The lowest paying sector is the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector (annual salary $27,920).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$43,040
Finance and Insurance
$35,810
Federal, State, and Local Government
$35,350
Mining
$34,990
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$34,840
Manufacturing
$32,680
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$32,400
Construction
$32,400
Wholesale Trade
$31,760
Transportation and Warehousing
$31,440
Health Care and Social Assistance
$31,180
Information
$30,780
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$29,990
Educational Services
$29,110
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$28,830
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$28,690
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$28,570
Accommodation and Food Services
$28,140
Retail Trade
$28,010
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$27,920

Table 3. Salaries of Other Office and Administrative Support Worker Related Occupations

The average annual salary of other office and administrative support worker related occupations at the national level is given in Table 3. For more salary information about a specific occupation, use the links below.

Occupation Median Annual Salary
Computer Operators
$42,270
Desktop Publishers
$41,090
Word Processors and Typists
$38,740
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
$38,430
Proofreaders and Copy Markers
$36,960
Data Entry and Information Processing Workers
$31,980
Office Clerks, General
$30,580
Office Machine Operators (Except Computer)
$30,460
Data Entry Keyers
$30,100
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators (Except Postal Service)
$29,160


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