A Receptionist in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $13.03 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. 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. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Accounts Payable and Telecommunications.

$30,968 - $36,506
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$32K
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MEDIAN: $32,361
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$13
$17
MEDIAN: $13.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$32,362  
   
Bonus
$1,024  
Total Pay (?
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$21,465 - $37,950  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$10.11 - $17.13  
   
Overtime
$11.00 - $29.49  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$1,024  
   
Total Pay (?
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$21,465 - $37,950  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,360,364
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Experience Affects Receptionist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%


National Average
$29,000


Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries

Accounts Payable
up arrow 12%

Telecommunications
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 9%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Customer Relations
up arrow 5%

Data Entry
up arrow 4%

Organizing
up arrow 4%

Office Administration
up arrow 2%

Phone Support
up arrow 1%

Filing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$29,000

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Typing
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
medical benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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