Earnings for Receptionists in Los Angeles, Calif. come in at around $12.59 per hour on average. Work is enjoyable for Los Angeles Receptionists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under one in three are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by a majority. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$22,106 - $46,098
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MEDIAN: $33,554
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$10.09 - $16.86
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$22,106 - $46,098  
   
Bonus
$1,011  
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$21,238 - $39,497  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Hourly Rate
$10.09 - $16.86  
   
Overtime
$8.21 - $32.29  
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,011  
   
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$21,238 - $39,497  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 95

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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

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


The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $27K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $28K. Los Angeles Receptionists see a median salary of $33K after reaching one to two decades on the job. For some reason, Receptionists in Los Angeles with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $32K.

Key Stats for Receptionist

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
054
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Receptionist Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 15%


National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries

Billing
up arrow 14%


Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 9%


Telecommunications
up arrow 6%

National Average
$28,000



Filing
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Organizing
up arrow 2%


Office Administration
up arrow 4%


Typing
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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