Receptionist in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average wage for a Receptionist in Chicago, Illinois is $11.84 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Billing and Windows Operating System General Use. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$23,171 - $39,466
(Median)
$23K
$31K
$39K
MEDIAN: $30,932
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$9.11 - $16.75
(Median)
$9
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $11.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$23,171 - $39,466  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,007  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$19,458 - $38,125  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 72
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.11 - $16.75  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$0.00 - $34.69  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,007  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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).
)
$19,458 - $38,125  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 142
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Experience Affects Receptionist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%



National Average
$27,000


Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries

Billing
up arrow 11%

Office Administration
up arrow 10%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 10%

Telecommunications
up arrow 7%


Customer Relations
up arrow 3%

National Average
$27,000

Phone Support
up arrow 1%

Data Entry
up arrow 4%

Scheduling
up arrow 6%


Filing
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%


Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Typing
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 39%
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