Front of House Receptionist Salary

Most Front of House Receptionists in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $11.87 per hour. Compensation ranges from $8.65 per hour on the lower end to $16.83 on the higher end. Some workers in this field — approximately half — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by close to one-half and dental plans are enjoyed by over a third. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$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

  • Perform administrative support tasks; proofreading, typing, operating calculators, facsimile machine and computers.
  • Operate telephone switchboard to answer, screen, route calls and relays messages.
  • Greet and answer inquiries for general public, customers and visitors; announce and log visitors.
  • Process outgoing mail and receive deliveries.

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What is it like working as a Front of House Receptionist?

Front of House Receptionist in Leeds:
"More than a Receptionist."
Pros: I have done reception work previously and my current job is nothing like reception work. No two days are the same and I have to be prepared to deal with whatever comes across my desk. I have varied responsibilities many of which no average receptionist could deal with. There are plenty of career opportunities.
Cons: I can not afford to keep this job that I love so much as the pay is so bad. I'm self managed, very rarely have time with my manager who knows very little about my job role. I'm a one person team and feel I have no support. I have no proper cover so I begrudge taking my entitled annual leave.

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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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