Receptionist in Los Angeles Salary

For Receptionists in Los Angeles, Calif., hourly average wages total $12.42 per hour. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and roughly a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the greater part and dental coverage is claimed by the larger part. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Women make up the vast majority of Receptionists in Los Angeles (88 percent) who answered the questionnaire. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$21,861 - $45,872
(Median)
$22K
$32K
$46K
MEDIAN: $31,678
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$9.89 - $16.42
(Median)
$9
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $12.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,861 - $45,872  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,521  
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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$20,936 - $39,865  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.89 - $16.42  
   
Overtime
$13.57 - $31.21  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,521  
   
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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$20,936 - $39,865  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 156
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Pay by Experience Level for Receptionist

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


Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $26K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $29K. For Receptionists in Los Angeles, Calif., 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $32K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make no more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage.

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Experience Affects Receptionist Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 16%


National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%


Telecommunications
up arrow 8%


Office Administration
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

National Average
$28,000

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Customer Relations
up arrow 2%

Billing
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Typing
up arrow 5%

Filing
up arrow 6%

Organizing
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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