2015 Office Support Salary and Benefits Guide

Sharon O'Donnell - 27/01/2015
2015 Irish Office Support Salary and Benefits Guide

2015 office support salary rates and contract rates as well as profiling compensation and benefit packages across a number sectors.

Typical range of benefits for office support professionals

Benefit Type Management Non Management
Pension 5% - 8% employer contribution 0% - 5% employer contribution
Healthcare Cover includes spouse and dependents for senior positions Employee cover only for lower to mid level
Bonus up to 20% up to 10%
Annual Leave 21 - 27 days 20 - 22 days
Other Onsite canteen, travel tax scheme, Parking, Travel expenses, Educational assistant/development programmes, employee discount scheme, gym membership, volunteer days Parking, Canteen, travel tax scheme, bike to work scheme, gym membership, Volunteer days

Office support annual salary (permanent employment)

Role Years Experience Dublin
Cork
Limerick
Waterford
Executive PA 0 - 3 25,000 - 30,000 24,000 - 28,000 24,000 - 28,000 24,000 - 28,000
3 - 5 30,000 - 35,000 28,000 - 33,000 30,000 - 32,000 30,000 - 32,000
5+ 35,000 - 55,000 33,000 - 42,000 32,000 - 40,000 32,000 - 40,000
Senior PA 0 - 3 25,000 - 30,000 24,000 - 30,000 23,000 - 28,000 23,000 - 28,000
3 - 5 30,000 - 40,000 30,000 - 35,000 28,000 - 30,000 28,000 - 30,000
5+ 40,000 - 55,000 35,000 - 40,000 30,000 - 38,000 30,000 - 35,000
Office Manager 0 - 3 26,000 - 32,000 25,000 - 30,000 24,000 - 28,000 23,000 - 28,000
3 - 5 32,000 - 40,000 30,000 - 35,000 28,000 - 34,000 28,000 - 33,000
5+ 40,000 - 50,000 35,000 - 40,000 34,000 - 35,000 33,000 - 35,000
Secretary 0 - 3 22,000 - 25,000 21,000 - 25,000 20,000 - 22,000 19,000 - 22,000
3 - 5 25,000 - 32,000 25,000 - 29,000 24,000 - 28,000 22,000 - 27,000
5+ 32,000 - 40,000 29,000 - 35,000 28,000 - 32,000 27,000 - 32,000
Receptionist 0 - 3 20,000 - 24,000 20,000 - 23,000 19,000-22,000 17,000 - 20,000
3 - 5 24,000 - 30,000 23,000 - 26,000 22,000 - 24,000 20,000 - 22,000
5+ 30,000 - 35,000 26,000 - 30,000 24,000 - 26,000 24,000 - 26,000
Administrator 0 - 3 22,000 - 26,000 22,000 - 26,000 20,000 - 24,000 18,000 - 22,000
3 - 5 26,000 - 32,000 26,000 - 30,000 24,000 - 29,000 22,000 - 26,000
5+ 32,000 - 38,000 30,000 - 35,000 29,000 - 33,000 26,000 - 30,000
Sales Administrator 0 - 3 22,000 - 26,000 22,000 - 26,000 22,000 - 25,000 20,000 - 23,000
3 - 5 26,000 - 30,000 26,000 - 30,000 25,000 - 29,000 23,000 - 27,000
5+ 30,000 - 35,000 30,000 - 36,000 29,000 - 32,000 27,000 - 30,000
Data Entry 0 - 3 20,000 - 23,000 19,000 - 21,000 18,000 - 20,000 17,000 - 19,000
3 - 5 23,000 - 26,000 21,000 - 25,000 21,000 - 23,000 19,000 - 21,000
5+ 26,000 - 29,000 25,000 - 29,000 23,000 - 26,000 21,000 - 25,000
Purchasing Administrator/
Shipping Clerk
0 - 3 22,000 - 26,000 22,000 - 27,000 22,000 - 24,000 20,000 - 22,000
3 - 5 26,000 - 32,000 27,000 - 32,000 24,000 - 28,000 22,000 - 26,000
5+ 32,000 - 35,000 32,000 - 36,000 28,000 - 30,000 26,000 - 30,000
Document Controller 0 - 3 22,000 - 28,000 22,000 - 25,000 22,000 - 26,000 20,000 - 24,000
3 - 5 28,000 - 32,000 25,000 - 30,000 26,000 - 28,000 24,000 - 28,000
5+ 32,000 - 35,000 30,000 - 36,000 28,000 - 32,000 28,000 - 32,000
Office Junior 0 - 3 21,000 - 25,000 21,000 - 25,000 18,000 - 24,000 18,000 - 23,000
3 - 5 25,000 - 30,000 25,000 - 28,000 24,000 - 26,000 23,000 - 26,000
5+ 30,000 - 35,000 28,000 - 34,000 26,000 - 30,000 26,000 - 30,000

Office Support Contract Daily Rates*

Role Years Experience Dublin
Cork
Limerick
Waterford
Personal Assistant 0 - 3 12 - 14 13 - 15 12 - 14 12 - 14
3 - 5 14 - 18 15 - 18 14 - 16 14 - 16
5+ 18 - 22 18 - 20 16 - 18 16 - 18
Secretary 0 - 3 11 - 13 10 - 13 10 - 12 9 - 11
3 - 5 13 - 16 13 - 14 12 - 14 11 - 14
5+ 16 - 18 14 - 17 14 - 17 14 - 17
Receptionist 0 - 3 11 - 13 10 - 12 9 - 11 9 - 10
3 - 5 13 - 15 12 - 13 11 - 13 10 - 12
5+ 15 - 16 13 - 15 13 - 15 12 - 14
Administrator 0 - 3 11 - 13 10 - 12 9 - 12 9 - 11
3 - 5 13 - 15 12 - 14 12 - 15 11 - 13
5+ 15 - 17 14 - 17 15 - 17 13 - 15
Data Entry Clerk 0 - 3 11 - 12 10 - 11 9 - 10 9 - 10
3 - 5 12 - 13 11 - 13 10 - 11 10 - 11
5+ 13 - 14 13 - 14 11 - 13 11 - 13

*Figures shown reflect base salaries quoted in hourly rates

Download the Office Support Salary & Benefits 2015 Guide now [PDF 1.58MB]
Sharon O'Donnell's picture
Associate Director | Dublin
+353 1 4321500
sodonnell@lacreme.ie