Office manager

Office managers plan, organise and co-ordinate the activities and resources of offices within commercial, industrial and other non-governmental organisations and public agencies. (National and local government office managers are classified to unit group 3561: Public services associate professionals.)

Tasks

  • Plans, organises and co-ordinates the activities and resources of other offices not elsewhere classified including box offices, other ticket offices and accommodation bureaux.
  • Ensures that procedures for considering, issuing, amending and endorsing insurance policies are adhered to.
  • Advises on the handling of all correspondence and enquiries relating to accounts, sales, statistical and vacancy records.
  • Plans work schedules, assigns tasks and delegates responsibilities.

Typical Education Level

Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 21% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data

£25,448

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for office manager is £25,448

6,131 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 6,131. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

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Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for office manager roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £25,448 per year. That is about £2,121 per month or £13.05 per hour. New workers generally start on £19,115, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £48,006

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 6,131 people are employed in the region.

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