A Receptionist earns an average salary of £14,995 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Receptionist Total Pay (?
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£10,438 - £21,558
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MEDIAN: £14,995
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Receptionist Total Pay (?
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£5.98 - £8.72
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National Salary Data

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£0£8K£16K£24K
Salary
£10,438 - £21,558  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,037  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £880  
Commission
£8.50 - £1,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£11,660 - £20,754  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,075
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£5.98 - £8.72  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.00 - £2.45  
Overtime
£0.72 - £13.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,037  
   
Commission
£8.50 - £1,500  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £880  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£11,660 - £20,754  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,075
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Pay by Experience Level for Receptionist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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Aberdeen
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Norwich
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Swindon
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Liverpool
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National Average
₤15,000
Bournemouth
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Bristol
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Nottingham
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Receptionist Reviews

What is it like working as a Receptionist?
Receptionist in London:
Pros: It can be a fast-paced job and time passes quickly. The responsibility for keeping the ward secure. Opportunity to browse online when I am free.
Cons: Restricted movement at times. Handling too many demands and tasks at once. Trying to meet the demands of an impatient staff and patients all the time. Insular management and preference given to staff of a certain type. Inability to assert oneself without criticism. No opportunity to progress or expect anything more than a 1% annual pay increase. Feeling undervalued and unappreciated at times. Suspect that other people take credit for my inventions and endeavours.
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Experience Affects Receptionist Salaries

National Average
₤15,000

Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries

Administration
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Microsoft Office
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Office Administration
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National Average
₤15,000
Customer Service
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Typing
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 149 votes.
Gender
Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 16% dental benefits Dental: 5%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 77%
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