£20,800 Average salary at age 20
£37,960 Average Salary
37 Average hours per week


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.)

Main Tasks

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


Entry will usually require GCSEs/S grades but is possible with other academic qualifications and/or relevant experience. Professional qualifications are available in some areas of work.

What Office managers studied in higher education

A text alternative for this canvas pie chart is provided in the data table below
What Office managers studied in higher education
Occupation Percentage Value
(L4) Social policy1
(G3) Statistics1
(L7) Human & social geography1
(G1) Mathematics2
(W2) Design studies4
(W7) Crafts1
(L3) Sociology6
(C1) Biology1
(H3) Mechanical engineering1
(F1) Chemistry1
(C8) Psychology3
(R2) German studies1
(Y0) Combined1
(W1) Fine art1
(V3) History by topic1
(H4) Aerospace engineering1
(D3) Animal science1
(W8) Imaginative writing1
(R9) Others in European languages, literature & related subjects1
(N9) Others in business & administrative studies1
(W6) Cinematics & photography1
(A3) Clinical medicine1
(Q3) English studies6
(H8) Chemical, process & energy engineering1
(L2) Politics6
(R3) Italian studies1
(P1) Information services1
(B7) Nursing1
(R4) Spanish studies1
(R1) French studies1
(N5) Marketing2
(W4) Drama2
(M1) Law by area1
(M2) Law by topic2
(J9) Others in technology1
(I2) Information systems1
(N8) Hospitality, leisure, sport, tourism & transport4
(P2) Publicity studies1
(B8) Medical technology1
(B9) Others in subjects allied to medicine1
(B1) Anatomy, physiology & pathology1
(P5) Journalism2
(F4) Forensic & archaeological sciences1
(N6) Human resource management1
(V5) Philosophy1
(L1) Economics1
(Q2) Comparative literary studies1
(Q1) Linguistics1
(N1) Business studies9
(X3) Academic studies in education2
(L5) Social work1
(X1) Training teachers1
(N4) Accounting1
(C6) Sport & exercise science1
(P3) Media studies2
(N2) Management studies6
(V1) History by period5
(N3) Finance1
(Q8) Classical studies1
(H6) Electronic & electrical engineering1
(L6) Anthropology1
(I1) Computer science2

UK Prospects

208800 Workforce Size
2.35% Predicted decline 2024 - 2027
20018 Predicted Replacement 2024 - 2027

Related Job Vacancies

loader graphic

Related Apprenticeships

loader graphic

Related Courses

loader graphic