A Front Desk Receptionist with Office Administration skills earns an average wage of $12.44 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$19,155 - $49,033
(Median)
$19K
$33K
$49K
MEDIAN: $32,863
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$9.28 - $16.61
(Median)
$9
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$19,155 - $49,033  
   
Bonus
$100.00 - $3,938  
Commission
$2,400  
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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$19,326 - $38,209  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 57
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.28 - $16.61  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03  
Overtime
$14.36 - $24.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$100.00 - $3,938  
   
Commission
$2,400  
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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$19,326 - $38,209  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 279
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Pay by Experience Level for Front Desk Receptionist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Front Desk Receptionist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
medical benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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