A Receptionist in San Jose, California earns an average wage of $14.70 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Windows Operating System General Use, Phone Support, Organizing, and Microsoft Excel. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$11.50 - $20.82
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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Hourly Rate
$11.50 - $20.82  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.14  
Overtime
$18.72  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$501  
   
Total Pay (?
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$24,032 - $44,163  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,011,560
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
4.1%

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Experience Affects Receptionist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 33%

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 36%

Phone Support
up arrow 19%

Organizing
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 14%

Scheduling
up arrow 8%

Typing
up arrow 8%

Customer Relations
up arrow 8%

Office Administration
up arrow 5%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Data Entry
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Filing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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