An Entry-Level Receptionist earns an average salary of £15,596 per year.

£11,084 - £21,835
£11K
£16K
£22K
MEDIAN: £15,617
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90%

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£6.37 - £8.73
£6
£7
£8
MEDIAN: £7.22
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£8K£16K£24K
Salary
£11,084 - £21,835  
   
Bonus
£99.18 - £2,936  
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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£11,997 - £20,410  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 507
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£6.37 - £8.73  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.02 - £2.22  
Overtime
£2.96 - £10.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£99.18 - £2,936  
   
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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£11,997 - £20,410  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 414

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National Average: £15,320

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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
87 %
Male
13 %
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries




Customer Service
▼0%

National Average
₤15,000

Typing
▼1%

Cash Handling
▼6%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼6%

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 76%
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