An Entry-Level Receptionist in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average wage of $14.64 per hour. A skill in Scheduling is associated with high pay for this job.

$21,699 - $40,747
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$36K
$41K
MEDIAN: $35,768
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$10.13 - $19.00
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$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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Salary
$21,699 - $40,747  
   
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$21,350 - $40,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Hourly Rate
$10.13 - $19.00  
   
Overtime
$29.00  
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$21,350 - $40,737  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

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Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries

Scheduling
up arrow 13%

Customer Relations
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Organizing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$33,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 5%

Typing
up arrow 5%

Phone Support
up arrow 14%

Data Entry
up arrow 14%

Filing
up arrow 14%

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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