Receptionist I Salary in the United States

How much does a Receptionist I make in the United States? The average Receptionist I salary in the United States is $36,233 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $32,306 and $40,914. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Greets visitors and maintains visitor logs. Completes security procedures such as issuing badges or visitor passes. Performs administrative activities such as booking meeting rooms, arranging transportation, receiving and sending mail and packages. Responds to internal and external inquiries. May provide back up for clerical projects or route phone calls. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Receptionist I

    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  2. Up a level:

    Receptionist II

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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