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Receptionist Salary in Washington, District of Columbia (United States)

A Receptionist in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average wage of $14.85 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Accounts Payable and Typing.
Receptionist in Washington, District of Columbia Salary (?
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$21,109 - $41,682
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $35,099
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Receptionist in Washington, District of Columbia Salary (?
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$9.44 - $21.39
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$21,109 - $41,682  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,144  
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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$20,954 - $44,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.44 - $21.39  
   
Overtime
$21.00 - $28.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,144  
   
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).
)
$20,954 - $44,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Experience Affects Receptionist in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$33,000
Late-Career
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Receptionist in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Accounts Payable
up arrow 19%
Typing
up arrow 11%
Phone Support
up arrow 7%
Office Administration
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%
Telecommunications
up arrow 1%
Scheduling
0%
National Average
$33,000
Customer Relations
up arrow 1%
Data Entry
up arrow 2%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 2%
Customer Service
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 12%
Organizing
up arrow 18%
Filing
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 3 out of 5 based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 25%