How much does a Receptionist make an hour? The median hourly wage for a Receptionist is $17, as of April 29, 2018, with a range usually between $15-$19, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. 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 hourly wages for people with the job title Receptionist in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Receptionist in the United States that make less than that hourly rate. For example the median expected hourly pay for a typical Receptionist in the United States is $17 an hour, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Receptionist in the United States are expected to make less than $17.
Source: HR Reported data as of April 29, 2018
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Receptionist that make less than that hourly rate. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Receptionist are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of May 2018
Greets visitors and maintains visitor logs. Answers and correctly routes calls. Responds to internal and external inquiries and distributes accurate information. May perform some administrative activities such as booking meeting rooms, arranging transportation, receiving and sending mail and packages. May helps to complete security procedures such as issuing badges or visitor passes. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. May require 0-2 years of related experience. View full job description