What does an Office Manager do?
Office managers coordinate and oversee administrative duties in an office, and ensure that the office operates efficiently and smoothly. Their responsibilities generally include duties like greeting visitors, managing office supplies, overseeing other administrative staff, owning budgets, and supporting staff with administrative tasks like scheduling meetings.
Office managers typically have a Bachelor's degree in business administration, communications, or in a related field. However, for some office manager positions a high school diploma is sufficient. Office managers need to be highly organized and self-motivated, and they typically have excellent attention to detail.
Office Manager Salaries
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Office Manager Insights
“The actual job was easy and I got to get to know some really great people!”
“Working for my particular boss and franchise is great but the franchise as a whole is ridiculous.”
“This job is truly amazing and you will enjoy it as much as we all do”
“Pay was good but not worth the presence of the horrible people I worked with.”
“Front office management was the worst I've seen in my 11 year hospitality career.”
“This family owned and operated business is top notch and I enjoyed working with each of them.”
“When Tech To U is profitable then we are well compensated by good salary and project based bonuses.”
“Each employees performance is discussed frequently and merit based increases provided annually based on performance.”
Office Manager Interviews
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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of an office manager
- Office Administrator
- File Clerk
- Administrative Assistant
- Data Entry Clerk
The most common qualifications to become an office manager is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.