Entry-Level Receptionist Salary

An Entry-Level Receptionist earns an average wage of $11.67 per hour.

$19,825 - $41,395
$20K
$30K
$41K
MEDIAN: $29,812
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90%

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$9.24 - $15.51
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$12
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MEDIAN: $11.85
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$0$41K
Salary $19,825 - $41,395
Bonus $147.28 - $2,462
Profit Sharing $200.00 - $2,890
Commission $96.58 - $3,091
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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$19,350 - $34,599
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 859
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $9.24 - $15.51
Hourly Tips $0.03 - $4.05
Overtime $13.07 - $24.54
Annual Data $0$34K
Bonus $147.28 - $2,462
Commission $96.58 - $3,091
Profit Sharing $200.00 - $2,890
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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$19,350 - $34,599
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5,653

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $25,237

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Receptionist Advice

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

Receptionist in Roslyn:
"Must love people and animals."
Multi function job. Pleasant communication skills. Fast paced environment. Highs and lows working in emergency medicine.

Receptionist in Troy:
"Dead-end job/no raises."
Ask if there is an opportunity for advancement when you interview.

Receptionist in Watertown:
"Customer Service with a smile, try to answer clients quest."
I would say don't worry, just always always be pleasant, don't loose your cool. Smile while you are talking, clients know you like your job. Sometimes I get flustered when there is a lot thrown my way, just keep your cool. Get one thing done at a time, pick the priorities that are more urgent and do those first. If you accidently drop a call and know who it is, when they call back apologize immediately. Don't be afraid to kid around with clients, they really love it, but just know how far to go.

Receptionist in Houston:
Always help the Pateint. With their concerns.

Receptionist in Tampa:
"You can not please everyone."
Learn the different positions within the company, know your role. Step in and help out if you see some one else who needs help but learn to say no as well.

Receptionist in Hagerstown:
"Director of First impressions."
Be your best, do your best.

Receptionist in Minneapolis:
"To be more assertive."
Love people and your job. Respect yourself and others.

Key Stats for Receptionist

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1118 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries



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National Average
$25,000

Phone Support
▼1%


Billing
▼1%


Data Entry
▼2%

Scheduling
▼2%


▼2%

▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼2%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼2%

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1118 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 49%
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