Office Managers

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.)


New workers

New workers start around £12,680. Normal pay is £32,542 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £52,701.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 207,377 vacancies for this type of job


Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • 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.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Office Management

  • Invoicing

  • Administrative Support

  • Data Entry

  • Office Supply Management

  • Booking (Sales)

  • Finance

  • Office Administration

  • Marketing

  • Accounting

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communication

  • Management

  • Detail Oriented

  • Administrative Functions

  • Customer Service

  • Organizational Skills

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Microsoft Office

  • Filing

  • Operations

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.