What does an Office Administrator/Office Assistant 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/Office Assistant Salaries

Average Base Pay

£21,002 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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£16K
Median: £21K
£27K
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Office Administrator/Office Assistant Career Path

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

L2
Assistant Office Administrator
£21,002/yr
L3
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Office Administrator/Office Assistant Insights

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

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

Alert 360Alert 360
BOA Branch Office Administrator
4 Jun 2019

“awesome place to work where no one is down your back or no micromanaging which is awesome”

Russell CellularRussell Cellular
Office Worker
17 May 2021

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

Aegis LivingAegis Living
Home Office Employee
29 Jul 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
12 Jun 2021

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

Condominium AssociatesCondominium Associates
Office Administrator
30 Sep 2020

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

La Causa
Office Support Staff
24 Jun 2020

“You get plenty of holidays and a free day off for your birthday and the benefits are really excellent.”

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