Receptionist in Los Angeles Salary

Receptionists in Los Angeles, Calif. take home approximately $13.48 per hour on average. Work is enjoyable for Los Angeles Receptionists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although just under a third lack health benefits of any kind, the larger part do enjoy medical insurance, and a majority get dental coverage, too. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$20,608 - $46,364
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$34K
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MEDIAN: $33,554
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$10.28 - $17.85
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Salary
$20,608 - $46,364  
   
Bonus
$1,200  
Total Pay (?
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$22,232 - $40,662  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.28 - $17.85  
   
Overtime
$14.87 - $34.73  
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$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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$22,232 - $40,662  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 92

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Receptionist

Pay by Experience for a Receptionist has a positive trend. An entry-level Receptionist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 80 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Receptionist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Receptionist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 18 salaries. A Receptionist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Receptionist

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Receptionist Salaries

▲9%

Late-Career
▲7%

National Average
$30,000

▼4%

▼8%

Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries

Billing
▲7%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲5%

▲4%



National Average
$30,000


Customer Service
▼4%

Filing
▼4%


▼9%

▼9%

▼13%



Insurance
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 30%
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