Entry-Level Front Desk Receptionist Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Front Desk Receptionist is $11.06 per hour. A skill in Administration is associated with high pay for this job.

$18,331 - $42,874
$18K
$30K
$43K
MEDIAN: $29,520
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$8.69 - $15.01
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$11
$15
MEDIAN: $11.14
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$0$42K
Salary $18,331 - $42,874
Bonus $97.87 - $2,215
Profit Sharing $967
Commission $174.52 - $2,488
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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$18,172 - $32,879
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 131
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $8.69 - $15.01
Hourly Tips $0.11 - $2.08
Overtime $12.37 - $24.76
Annual Data $0$32K
Bonus $97.87 - $2,215
Commission $174.52 - $2,488
Profit Sharing $967
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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$18,172 - $32,879
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,246

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $23,815

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Front Desk Receptionist Advice

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

Front Desk Receptionist in Mayfield:
"Get Involved."
Try to learn as much as you can from fellow employees. Be involved and ask employees if they need help. If educational courses are included at your employer, take advantage.

Front Desk Receptionist in Santa Rosa:
"Team players in your deptl."
Spend time with your co-workers.

Front Desk Receptionist in Atlanta:
"Admission processing, register legal document."
Make sure you have a 4 year degree in whatever field you wish to pursuing. That degree will bring u the pay u deserve. Always update your skills.

Front Desk Receptionist in Seattle:
"Receptionist Entering I-9's in Everify."
Smart, multi task, eager to learn new technology.

Front Desk Receptionist in Stow:
"I wish I had known that we do not get any type of raise here."
Ask all the questions, even ask what the pay raises are based on, before you accept the job.

Front Desk Receptionist in Dallas:
"Sedentary."
You will spend much of the day sitting at the desk answering the phone lines. Occasionally getting up to stock the coffee area, guiding visitors to other offices, and showing technicians where the copier is.

Front Desk Receptionist in West Palm Beach:
"What Do You Get When You Give Your MOST."
Attitude is of the utmost importance. Get along with everyone and be pleasant and accommodating. Always SMILE even when answering phone because a smile can be "seen" from the caller.

Key Stats for Front Desk Receptionist

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 195 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist Salaries


Office Administration
▲6%

Microsoft Excel
▲3%


▲2%

Organizing
▲2%

▼0%

▼0%

Filing
▼0%


National Average
$24,000


Customer Relations
▼2%


Billing
▼3%

Computer Service
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 195 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
no benefits
None: 56%
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