Front of House Receptionist Salary

Front of House Receptionists in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $11.87 per hour. Compensation ranges between $8.65 per hour and $16.83. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Front of House Receptionists. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and close to one-half lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by one-half and dental coverage is claimed by more than a third. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$8.65 - $16.83
(Median)
$8
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.65 - $16.83  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$0.21 - $21.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $453.71  
   
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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$18,215 - $35,935  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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Job Description for Front of House Receptionist

A front of house receptionist has a multitude of responsibilities relating to administrative duties, as well as customer service and hospitality. This person can be employed in a variety of industries and will typically work within an office. This position will normally keep daytime, weekday hours. However, some industries will require evening or overnight shifts, as well as weekend hours. This person may not be required to have formal educational training. However, experience with administrative and customer service positions is generally appreciated.

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Front of House Receptionist Tasks

  • Prepare sign-in and security logs and ensure they are properly recorded.
  • Observe and report incidents or suspicious activity to company management and security staff.
  • Welcome on-site visitors, determine purpose of their visit, and connect them with the appropriate personnel.
  • Provide administrative support answering calls and delivering messages.

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Experience Affects Front of House Receptionist Salaries

Mid-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
medical benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 50%
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