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Receptionist Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

A Receptionist in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average wage of $15.05 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$21,406 - $46,369
(Median)
$21K
$35K
$46K
MEDIAN: $35,165
10%
50%
90%

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$9.93 - $21.20
(Median)
$9
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,406 - $46,369  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,200  
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).
)
$21,463 - $46,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.93 - $21.20  
   
Overtime
$21.36 - $30.25  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,200  
   
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).
)
$21,463 - $46,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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Pay by Experience Level for Receptionist in Washington, District of Columbia

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Receptionist in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries


Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Receptionist in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Typing
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Office Administration
up arrow 2%

Phone Support
up arrow 2%

Scheduling
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Telecommunications
0%

National Average
$34,000

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Customer Relations
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Organizing
up arrow 3%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%

Filing
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 26%
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