Administrative Professionals (Pay) Day: Korn Ferry Computes the Compensation
Los Angeles. April 22, 2019
- Firm Analyzes Salary Ranges by U.S. Markets and Roles -
LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2019 – As businesses across the nation prepare to celebrate Administrative Professionals Day on April 24, Korn Ferry takes a look at how these professionals are compensated for their work.
Using Korn Ferry’s (NYSE:KFY) Pay Database (the world’s largest) researchers conducted an analysis of compensation for different types of roles within this profession.
The U.S. national average of select administrative professional annual salaries is as follows:
- Receptionist: $29,120
- Administrative assistant: $54,080
- Senior office manager: $75,982
Researchers also analyzed average annual salaries for these administrative professionals in major cities across the United States:
|Senior office manager||$76,358|
|Senior office manager||$89,224|
|Senior office manager||$83,130|
|Senior office manager||$79,443|
|Senior office manager||$80,120|
|Senior office manager||$81,173|
|Senior office manager||$86,741|
|Senior office manager||$80,346|
|Senior office manager||$93,212|
|Senior office manager||$82,302|
|Senior office manager||$96,823|
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were nearly 4 million administrative professionals in the United States in 2018.
“People in these roles have complex responsibilities for keeping businesses organized and on-track,” said Korn Ferry Senior Client Partner Tom McMullen. “The best administrative professionals excel at communication, time management and handling confidential information, and are dependable and reliable. Our analysis shows that as they gain more experience and are given greater responsibilities to assist in making workplaces run smoothly, they are rewarded accordingly.”
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