Mid-Career Front Desk Receptionist Salary

Mid-Career Front Desk Receptionists take home approximately $12.87 per hour on average. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and nearly two in five lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the greater part and dental coverage is claimed by just over two-fifths. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$24,204 - $49,800
$24K
$34K
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MEDIAN: $34,235
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$9.30 - $17.66
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MEDIAN: $12.87
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,204 - $49,800  
   
Bonus
$348.50 - $3,650  
Profit Sharing
$2,497  
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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$20,117 - $39,324  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.30 - $17.66  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50  
Overtime
$13.09 - $29.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$348.50 - $3,650  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,497  
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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$20,117 - $39,324  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 400

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $28,154

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New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Mid-Career Front Desk Receptionists, 57 percent higher than the national average. Mid-Career Front Desk Receptionists will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+18 percent) and Boston (+16 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 8 percent south of the national average, can be found in Los Angeles.

Key Stats for Front Desk Receptionist

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.
5-9 years
75%
10-19 years
25%
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Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist Salaries

Administration
▲6%

Office Administration
▲5%

Phone Support
▲3%

Filing
▲2%

Scheduling
▲1%

Computer Service
▲1%

Data Entry
▼0%

Organizing
▼0%

National Average
$28,000

Customer Relations
▼1%

Typing
▼1%

Microsoft Word
▼3%

Billing
▼3%

Customer Service
▼4%

Microsoft Office
▼6%

Microsoft Excel
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 39%