Career Details

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
Future Outlook

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

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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.


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook

Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada

PayScale, Inc.