Receptionist Salary in Seattle, Washington (United States)

A Receptionist in Seattle, Washington earns an average wage of $13.08 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Data Entry is associated with high pay for this job.
Receptionist in Seattle, Washington Total Pay (?
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$17,687 - $40,572
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $30,805
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Receptionist in Seattle, Washington Total Pay (?
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$10.53 - $16.48
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$17,687 - $40,572  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,036  
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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$21,405 - $37,591  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 90
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.53 - $16.48  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $24.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,036  
   
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).
)
$21,405 - $37,591  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 90
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Pay by Experience Level for Receptionist in Seattle, Washington

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

Experience Affects Receptionist in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%
Late-Career
up arrow 13%
National Average
$28,000

Skills That Affect Receptionist in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Data Entry
up arrow 12%
Billing
up arrow 8%
Office Administration
up arrow 4%
Filing
up arrow 2%
Customer Service
up arrow 1%
National Average
$28,000
Phone Support
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Customer Relations
up arrow 5%
Scheduling
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%
Organizing
up arrow 8%
Typing
up arrow 13%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 15%

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 34%
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