Receptionist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary

Receptionists in Philadelphia, Pa. pull down an average of $14.51 per hour. Although the greater part have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, just over a fifth claim no health benefits at all. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$28,252 - $39,600
$33K
MEDIAN: $33,116
50%

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$10.16 - $16.27
$10
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$16
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$0$39K
Salary $33,116
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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$23,985 - $37,095
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9
Hourly Data $0$21
Hourly Rate $10.16 - $16.27
Overtime $21.75
Annual Data $0$37K
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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$23,985 - $37,095
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,567,442
Male:
741,270 (47.3%)
Female:
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...
Philadelphia:
$41,233
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$952
Philadelphia:
$150,700
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
6.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Receptionist

Pay by Experience for a Receptionist has a positive trend. An entry-level Receptionist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Receptionist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Receptionist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 11 salaries. A Receptionist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Receptionist

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Receptionist Salaries

▲6%

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
$31,000

Mid-Career
▼13%

▼14%

Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲4%

Customer Relations
▲3%

Scheduling
▲2%

Office Administration
▲1%

Telecommunications
▲1%

Insurance
▲1%

Billing
▲1%

Typing
▼0%

Phone Support
▼0%

National Average
$31,000

Organizing
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼4%

Filing
▼7%


Data Entry
▼10%

Microsoft Word
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 22%
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