Admin Managers in China: Average Salary and Job Description

Admin Managers in China - Average Salary and JD - TeamedUp China

Let’s dive into a great set of nearly 465,000 job data points on roles for Admin Managers in China!

Our data today comes from two of the largest Chinese Job Boards. That’s BOSS Zhipin (BOSS直聘) and Zhilian Zhaopin (智联招聘).

These large platforms seem to have the most relevant and abundant data points when it comes to the modern Chinese job markets. We’ll be sure to include the number of data points we have for each statistic we pull out. We’ll also be updating this annually to keep up with the newest salary data out there – this data was last checked (by a real human) in May 2024.

So let’s dive into some neat data on Administrative Managers in China! First, we’ll look at a standard Job Description, then on to average salary data coverage.

Common Items on an Administrative Manager Job Description

Job Responsibilities & Requirements in China as listed from real top firms. These are translated and edited from original Chinese, but not auto-generated.


Example A: Xiaomi, designer & manufacturer of consumer electronics, home appliances, automobiles, and household hardware.

Job Responsibilities:

1. Responsible for the management of administrative affairs in the CIS, including but not limited to real estate business (office leasing and decoration, etc.), daily office operations and security management (budget formulation and control, office security management, asset management, etc.);

2. Connect with the headquarters, Responsible for uploading and distributing administrative policies overseas;

3. Formulating and improving administrative management systems and processes for overseas subsidiaries;

4. Travel management: follow-up of travel processes, air tickets, transportation services, communication control, etc.;

5. Supplier management: Selection and introduction of administrative suppliers, as well as daily supplier docking management;

6. Event organization, including but not limited to annual meetings, large-scale team building, office parties, etc.;

7. Overseas administrative team management;

Job Requirements:

1. Bachelor’s degree or above;

2. Great communicator, fluency in other languages a plus;

3. Those with a certain understanding of administrative business, passion for work, good communication and expression skills, and experience in team management are preferred.

If you’re interested, we’ve checked out salaries at Xiaomi in more depth here: Average Salary at Xiaomi (小米) in China (2024).

Example B: LONGi Green Energy Technology, the world’s largest solar manufacturer [company look].

Job Responsibilities:

1. Responsible for the comprehensive implementation and implementation of the administrative management work of the department;

2. Responsible for organizing and promoting the establishment and improvement of the company’s administrative-related management systems and processes, and supervising their implementation;

3. Supervising the completion of all administrative affairs of the company, And improve the service satisfaction of various matters;

4. Do a good job in reception and show a good company image;

5. Review the company’s confidentiality work, establish the company’s confidentiality and risk prevention and control system, and supervise the implementation of various confidentiality and risk prevention system specifications ;

6. Maintain external relations with all administrative units and departments;

7. Complete other tasks assigned by the leadership.

Job requirements:

1. Bachelor’s degree or above, majoring in administrative management, secretarial work, business management, and other related majors;

2. More than 2.5 years of experience in large and medium-sized administrative management, possessing a forward-looking overall concept, excellent external relations and public relations, comprehensive planning, organizational planning capabilities, relatively Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, logical thinking, written expression, information processing, and communication skills;

3. Familiar with industrial and commercial registration and change processes, and able to handle industrial and commercial matters independently.

4. Have a strong sense of responsibility, professionalism and enthusiasm for work, work conscientiously, carefully, treat others with enthusiasm, and be generous and decent in dealing with things.

Example C: Baidu, large technology and internet company often included in “the big 3” tech companies of China.

Job Responsibilities:

1. Coordinate the daily internal operation management to ensure the normal operation of the office;

2. Pre-control of risk events and coordinate the handling of key and difficult events;

3. Visitor management, personnel entry and exit management, workstation allocation, conference room management, Epidemic prevention management, sanitation management, visitor reception, etc.;

4. Fire management, asset management (incoming and outgoing, inventory, equipment in and out);

5. Equipment maintenance, property/water and electricity management;

6. Promote standardized service processes and improve team collaboration management capabilities ;

7. Organize & implement employee care activities in the base;

Job Requirements:

– More than 3 years of administrative work experience;

– Have strong professionalism and excellent sense of teamwork; good communication skills, execution ability, and strong resistance to pressure;

– Market Priority will be given to those majoring in marketing, business administration, property management, and management-related majors;


Our deeper coverage of salaries at Baidu: Average Salary at Baidu (百度) in China (2024)

Average Salary Data on Admin Managers in China

Administrative Managers

Nationwide in China, May 2024

Average Salary: ¥10,649 RMB ($1,472 USD) per month

Median Salary: ¥12,464 RMB ($1,723 USD) per month

Job Data Points: 464,542

Admin Managers in China - Average Salary Distribution - TeamedUp China

In a sample size of 464,542 jobs, the average salary for an Admin Manager in China was ¥10,649 RMB ($1,472 USD) per month. The median salary from this set was ¥12,44 RMB ($1,723 USD) per month. 

This is a nationwide data set and it’s important to note that different cities in China command different levels of compensation. For more on that, check out our breakdown of the Top 10 Highest-Paying Cities in China.

We also like to point out that salary data from local job sites is mostly for Chinese-speaking positions. developer salaries in China with English or other foreign language requirements are often firmly higher than the average. 

More Salary Data on Administrative Talent in China!

Average Salary by Location for Admin Managers in China

Here we have a further breakdown of the data to filter the average salary by location.

A who’s-who of China’s main business-hub mega-cities fill out the list here: Hongkong,  Shanghai, Hangzhou, Beijing, Shenzhen, and Tianjin are all familiar hubs.

Demand by City for Admin Managers in China

This chart takes BOSS Zhipin’s recent amount of Administrative Manager jobs posted by city in China. It’s no surprise to see most of China’s large business hubs – Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, etc – at the top. Top graduates originate from the massive University ecosystems here. The competition for great talent is also centered around these megacities.

Since Administrative talent is needed in just about all enterprises, job openings trend with the overall city populations of China.

Educational Requirements for Admin Managers in China
Admin Managers in China - Education Requirements - TeamedUp China

Here we’ve got a distribution of the education requirements for positions across China.

51.2% of positions required aa two-year technical degree or above. Another 32.9% required an undergraduate degree or above, and 0.6% of positions in the data set required a master’s degree.

Experience Requirements for Admin Managers in China
Admin Managers in China - Demand by Experience - TeamedUp China

And here we have a breakdown of the experience required for Administrative Manager positions.

36.3% of jobs listed have 3-5 years of experience required. Another 31.8% and 11.9% of positions required 1-3 and 5-10 years of experience, respectively.

A (relatively high) 15.0% of jobs posted accepted less than 1 year of experience OR did not specify an experience requirement. 

It is also important to note that these requirements are the ones advertised by companies on BOSS Zhipin’s platforms. We don’t have the data to extract exactly how closely hiring managers stick to these requirements when assessing candidates. Simply put – jobs listing a 3-5 years of experience requirement may, in reality, consider candidates with less experience. 


The two main sources of data for this series on individual job salaries in China are local HR companies BOSS Zhipin and Zhilian Zhaopin. They are both among China’s biggest job portals and have some of the largest amounts of local, first-hand, public data points. It’s important to note that the data most often reflects recruited salaries, or the publicly listed salary information that companies advertise on their platforms. 

Data sets used in this article can be found here. More coverage and further sources can be found in the Salary Guides section of our Resources area.

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