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Office supervisors

Average National Salaries (2017)

Age 20

£16,120 pile of coins

Age 35

£30,160 pile of coins

Age 50

£33,800 pile of coins
Average salary in the East Midlands: £24,440

What does this career do?

Office supervisors oversee operations and directly supervise and coordinate the activities of those carrying out general administrative and clerical work and performing specialist administrative and clerical duties in relation to finance, records, sales and other services to a variety of commercial, industrial and other non-governmental organisations and public agencies.

Typical tasks

  • directly supervises and coordinates the activities of office staff
  • establishes and monitors work schedules to meet the organisation’s requirements
  • liaises with managers and other senior staff to resolve operational problems
  • determines or recommends staffing and other needs to meet the organisation’s requirements
  • reports as required to managerial staff on work-related matters.

Current entry requirements

There are no formal academic entry requirements, though GCSEs/S grades are advantageous. Entrants will normally have significant relevant work experience and may require professional qualifications in some areas.

Percentage in work

  • Employed

  • Unemployed

Male
(2018)
Female
(2018)

Due to insufficient sample sizes, some data was excised.

Predicted employment status in 2022

  • Part-time

  • Full-time

Predicted employment levels in the East Midlands

Career related courses available at West Notts

About the statistics

Data is powered by LMI for All and is sourced from labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the Institute for Employment Research, the Department for Works and Pensions, and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

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*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
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