Entry-Level Receptionist Salary

An Entry-Level Receptionist earns an average wage of $11.20 per hour.

$19,700 - $39,006

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$8.73 - $14.93

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,700 - $39,006  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,201  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $3,015  
Commission
$2.30 - $2,909  
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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$18,377 - $33,127  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,267
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.73 - $14.93  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.45  
Overtime
$10.04 - $22.96  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,201  
   
Commission
$2.30 - $2,909  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $3,015  
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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$18,377 - $33,127  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 6,870
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Pay Difference by Location

Receptionist Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Receptionist in East Windsor:
"I wish I knew there was room to grow."
Try to get a college education or apply for an opening within the company.

Receptionist in Akron:
"Accurate position description."
Always look for new ways to improve self in position to be valuable to the company.

Receptionist in Little Rock:
"Front office success."
Always be eager to learn and follow instructions. Share your ideas for better performance, and make multitasking a goal.

Receptionist in San Marino:
"Enjoying my position."
To always smile when you answer phones & greet incoming clients. To multi-task & always keep working.

Receptionist in Medford:
"That There Is No Upward Mobility."
Remember that you are the first impression for the company. Treat it with pride and respect.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Receptionist Salaries

Office Administration
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Phone Support
0%

Data Entry
0%

Scheduling
0%

Customer Relations
0%

Windows Operating System General Use
0%

Insurance
0%

National Average
$24,000

Billing
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Typing
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Organizing
up arrow 2%

Filing
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1407 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 50% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 47%
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