An Entry-Level Receptionist earns an average salary of £15,429 per year.

£11,045 - £21,563
£11K
£15K
£22K
MEDIAN: £15,429
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£6.33 - £8.59
£6
£7
£8
MEDIAN: £7.11
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£8K£16K£24K
Salary
£11,045 - £21,563  
   
Bonus
£99.93 - £2,891  
Profit Sharing
£975  
Commission
£170.00  
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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£11,959 - £20,270  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 532
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£6.33 - £8.59  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.02 - £2.41  
Overtime
£3.06 - £14.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£99.93 - £2,891  
   
Commission
£170.00  
Profit Sharing
£975  
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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£11,959 - £20,270  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 439

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National Average: £15,128

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Receptionist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Receptionist in Aberdeen:
"No chance of progression"
There is no where to go once you are taken on. I was told repeatedly in my interview and ever since, that I would get a reception team leader job and still nothing has materialised. I was given extra responsibilities without the title or wage increase to match.

Receptionist in Nottingham:
"How frustrating it is at times and very boring."
Don't do it.

Receptionist in WS Atkins Consultants Limited:
"That it had little prospects."
Try and find out if you can move up and not stay a receptionist all your life.

Key Stats for Receptionist

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
075
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries



Customer Service
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
₤15,000

Typing
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Cash Handling
up arrow 5%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
dental benefits
None: 78%
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