Mid-Career Front Desk Receptionists take home an average $12.60 per hour. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, over a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the greater part and dental insurance is reported by slightly less than half. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,151 - $48,448
(Median)
$24K
$33K
$48K
MEDIAN: $33,136
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$9.25 - $17.28
(Median)
$9
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,151 - $48,448  
   
Bonus
$297.00 - $4,913  
Profit Sharing
$2,549  
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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$20,025 - $38,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.25 - $17.28  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50  
Overtime
$13.40 - $30.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$297.00 - $4,913  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,549  
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).
)
$20,025 - $38,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 418
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Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist Salaries

Administration
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Office Administration
up arrow 5%

Phone Support
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Scheduling
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Filing
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Customer Relations
0%

Organizing
0%

Billing
0%

National Average
$28,000

Data Entry
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Microsoft Office
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Customer Service
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Typing
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Excel
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Accounts Receivable
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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