Administrative Salary Guide

2017 Salary Guide

Confident you’re paying your staff competitively? 2017 is looking positive for administrative and office support professionals, with salaries continuing to rise for top talent. Better understand the recruitment landscape you’re operating in and access salaries for over 20 permanent admin positions with the Robert Half 2017 Salary Guide. Download your free copy today.

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Rising demand for skilled talent

As companies across the UK continue to expand, the need to maintain service levels and increased client flow has led to skilled admin professionals being in hot demand. With 32% of HR directors surveyed saying that they plan to increase the number of permanent office support staff, 2017 is looking positive for those working in this field. Find out which skills and qualifications are commanding the highest salaries.

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No more one-size-fits-all packages

With 46% of HR directors expecting to increase salaries for skilled administrative professionals in the year ahead, so too are the benefits packages being offered to them. Companies aiming to attract the best qualified talent are recognising the need to offer flexible packages. Discover what a competitive package looks like in 2017 with the12 most popular benefits currently being offered to employees.

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Regional hiring on an upward trend

Demand for experienced administrative personnel continues to strengthen in line with economic growth, and organisations are competing for experienced professionals who can make a difference from day one. Demand from professional services firms, notably those in the property and legal sectors, in all major centres is also on an upward trajectory. We share the 5 administrative specialisms organisations are struggling to recruit for.

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Salaries by Sector

Download the guide to access 2017 salary projections and the key recruitment trends affecting other sectors:

Accounting and Finance

Salaries continue to rise for accounting and finance professionals, as businesses are eager to hire highly skilled talent who have the right balance of both technical and softer skills to collaborate with the wider business. Learn what measures CFOs are planning to take in 2017 to address this skills shortage in the Accounting & Finance Salary Guide.

Financial Services

With the continuing emergence of the challenger banking sector and the rapid growth of fintech businesses, the demand for skilled talent continues to rise. In order to compete for the best talent, financial services firms need to offer attractive salaries and benefits, including professional development and work-life balance. Read more in the Financial Services Salary Guide.


The digital economy is expanding at an extraordinary rate, adding some £87bn to the economy. As the demands upon the IT department increase, learn what popular benefits are being offered to attract and retain skilled tech talent and the roles most in-demand in 2017 in the Technology Salary Guide.

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