What does a Chief Office Administrator do?

Office administrators perform various clerical tasks to help an organization's operations run efficiently. They may primarily provide administrative support to staff, organize files, arrange travel for executives, and perform bookkeeping and process payroll. They also oversee administrative functions and supervise other administrative staff members. They greet clients, answer phones, and reply to client inquiries and email.

Office administrators operate and maintain office equipment including copy and fax machines and computers, conduct research, and compile reports for supervisors and other employees. They scheduled meetings and events and organize the necessary materials for them. They also assist the human resources department with hiring and onboarding new employees. Office administrators maintain an inventory of office equipment and supplies and create and modify documents like invoices, contracts, reports, memos, and letters. Office administrators need a minimum associate's degree in business or business administration.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.4 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.1 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Office Administrator Salaries

Average Base Pay

$43,090 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$29K
Median: $43K
$64K
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Chief Office Administrator Career Path

Learn how to become a Chief Office Administrator, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

L4
Adjunct Office Administrator
$45,009/yr
L12
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Chief Office Administrator Insights

Read what Chief Office Administrator professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Markerstudy GroupMarkerstudy Group
Office Administration Assistant
Sep 21, 2021

“Really good career progression opportunities and always felt my thoughts and opinions were respected even though I was very junior”

Visit Salt Lake
Office Administrator
Jul 23, 2021

“VSL is one of the best places to work because you will have wusch a great and friendly team.”

Russell CellularRussell Cellular
Office Worker
May 17, 2021

“High turnover was okay because training was handled by the experienced helpdesk at near this pay.”

Aegis LivingAegis Living
Home Office Employee
Jul 29, 2019

“Great consideration is taken to provide roadmaps for employees to further their career and achieve their personal goals.”

First in Property Management
Office Administrator
Jun 12, 2021

“One of the best places to work if you’re looking into property management and real estate.”

Condominium AssociatesCondominium Associates
Office Administrator
Sep 30, 2020

“The job was fun and I worked with a great team in the Lutz office.”

The Jackson ClinicsThe Jackson Clinics
Office Administrator
May 10, 2021

“Training is superb; I felt confident and prepared to take on full responsibilities once finished.”

Omni InteractionsOmni Interactions
BACK OFFICE Support Staff
Dec 9, 2020

“The pay was reasonable and I didn't have to take calls for this position.”

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