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Receptionist Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

A Receptionist in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average wage of $15.06 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Accounts Payable is associated with high pay for this job.
$21,294 - $43,325
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $35,296
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$9.51 - $21.32
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,294 - $43,325  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,109  
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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$21,086 - $45,350  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.51 - $21.32  
   
Overtime
$23.00 - $30.00  
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$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,109  
   
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).
)
$21,086 - $45,350  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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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.

Experience Affects Receptionist in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries


Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Receptionist in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Accounts Payable
up arrow 17%

Typing
up arrow 5%

Phone Support
up arrow 4%

Office Administration
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

National Average
$34,000

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Telecommunications
up arrow 1%

Customer Relations
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Data Entry
up arrow 4%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%

Filing
up arrow 12%

Organizing
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 25%