Receptionist Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average wage for a Receptionist in Chicago, Illinois is $11.60 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Insurance, Office Administration, Billing, Windows Operating System General Use, and Organizing. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Receptionist in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$24,217 - $40,642
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MEDIAN: $32,277
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Receptionist in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$9.01 - $17.04
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$24,217 - $40,642  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,982  
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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$19,439 - $38,617  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.01 - $17.04  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $34.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,982  
   
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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$19,439 - $38,617  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 115
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Pay by Experience Level for Receptionist in Chicago, Illinois

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

Experience Affects Receptionist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%
Late-Career
up arrow 16%
National Average
$28,000

Skills That Affect Receptionist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 30%
Office Administration
up arrow 13%
Organizing
up arrow 11%
Billing
up arrow 11%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 11%
Phone Support
up arrow 4%
Filing
up arrow 2%
National Average
$28,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Data Entry
up arrow 3%
Customer Relations
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%
Typing
up arrow 12%
Scheduling
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 57% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 38%
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