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What does an Office Manager do?

Office Managers oversee the operations of the office and administrative support team. They are usually in charge of the organisation’s clerks, reception staff, accounting and payroll team, secretaries and interns -- supervising their work performance and managing the hiring.

As an Office Manager you’ll be responsible for the development of office procedures, documentation and records systems — ensuring that all work complies with government legislation and mandatory returns are submitted on time.

Office Manager Courses

There are 15 courses available for people who want to become a Office Manager.

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How much do Office Managers earn?

In Australia, a full time Office Manager generally earns $1,490 per week ($77,480 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience can you expect a higher salary than people who are new to the role.

What are the job opportunities for Office Managers?

There are currently 166,600 Office Managers employed in Australia right now and this job role has increased significantly over the past 5 years. Office Managers work in all industries and employment sectors — from SMEs through to large corporations and enterprises.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Office Manager?

Office Managers need to have worked in an office and have a good understanding of the office environment, documents, and systems. To further develop your business administration skills and leadership experience try the Diploma of Business Administration or the Advanced Diploma of Business. Vendor certifications in Word Processing, Spreadsheets, PowerPoint Presentations, and Database applications may also be helpful.

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Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au