Hourly Wage for
Receptionist in the United States

How much does a Receptionist earn hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Receptionist in the United States is $17 as of October 31, 2018, but the range typically falls between $15 and $19. Hourly rate 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. 

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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 activi

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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly compensation for the job of Receptionist in the United States. The average hourly rate for Receptionist ranges from $15 to $19 with the average hourly pay of $17. The total hourly compensation, which includes bonus, health and retirement, can vary anywhere from $15 to $19 with the average total hourly compensation of $17.
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