Office Manager

Career Overview

An office manager manages everything in an office including human resources, bookkeeping, and inventory.


A high school diploma or equivalent is required to work in this position. Completing a two-year college program in a business-related area would make an applicant more competitive.

Salary Expectations

Low End:
High End:
$30,000 /yr
$46,000 /yr
$73,000 /yr

Recommended Courses

  • Business
  • English - as much as possible!
  • Communication
  • Marketing
  • Accounting
Work Environment

An office manager can work in any type of an office setting. Ginny, the manager featured in the video, works in a veterinary clinic.

Future Outlook

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada
PayScale, Inc.