Front Desk Receptionists in Houston can expect wages of $12.69 per hour on average. While some workers in this profession — roughly two-fifths — do not have any health coverage, more than half do receive medical benefits and just over two-fifths have dental insurance. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 87 percent of Houston Front Desk Receptionists are female. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$9.50 - $17.70
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$13
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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Hourly Rate
$9.50 - $17.70  
   
Overtime
$20.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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Total Pay (?
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$19,970 - $36,468  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Experience Affects Front Desk Receptionist Salaries


Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$27,000


Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist Salaries

Administration
up arrow 15%

Office Administration
up arrow 13%

Scheduling
up arrow 11%

Spanish Language
up arrow 9%

Phone Support
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

Customer Relations
up arrow 7%

Data Entry
up arrow 7%

Computer Service
up arrow 6%

National Average
$27,000

Typing
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 13%

Filing
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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