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Alternate Job Titles: Receptionist, Reception Clerk

What is the average annual salary for Receptionist?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Receptionist may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Receptionist in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Receptionist in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Receptionist in the United States is $32,058 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Receptionist in the United States are expected to make less than $32,058.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $32,058
  • 10%$25,416
  • 25%$28,581
  • 75%$35,929
  • 90%$39,454

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Job Description for Receptionist

Greets vendors, customers, job applicants and other visitors, and arranges for transportation services, when needed. May operate a switchboard to route incoming calls and place outgoing calls. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent with 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View Receptionist job description

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Categories:  Administrative, Support, and Clerical

Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation

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