Receptionist in Los Angeles Salary

Median pay for Receptionists in Los Angeles, Calif. lies in the neighborhood of $12.42 per hour. Most Los Angeles Receptionists like their work and job satisfaction is high. The vast majority of Receptionists in Los Angeles (88 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — approximately one in three lack coverage. On the flip side, the larger part have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans. The data in this summary comes from 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.


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $26K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $29K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Receptionists in Los Angeles make a median 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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