A Receptionist with Typing skills in Houston, Texas earns an average wage of $13.30 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$22,382 - $34,448
(Median)
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$31K
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MEDIAN: $31,428
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$9.96 - $18.11
(Median)
$10
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$31,429  
   
Bonus
$10,250  
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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$20,781 - $39,322  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.96 - $18.11  
   
Overtime
$19.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$10,250  
   
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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$20,781 - $39,322  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Pay by Experience Level for Receptionist

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

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Experience Affects Receptionist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
medical benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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