Receptionist in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

Receptionists in Boston, Mass. can expect to earn an average of $14.99 per hour. While some workers in this profession — roughly a fourth — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and nearly one-half have dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Receptionists in Boston is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$27,050 - $45,860
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MEDIAN: $36,001
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$11.84 - $21.35
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Salary
$27,050 - $45,860  
   
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$24,960 - $45,068  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $21.35  
   
Overtime
$21.00  
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$24,960 - $45,068  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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Key Stats for Receptionist

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Receptionist Salaries

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$35,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

▼5%

Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries

Data Entry
▲6%

Scheduling
▲3%

Phone Support
▲1%

Office Administration
▲1%

Microsoft Office
▲1%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$35,000



Organizing
▼9%

Filing
▼10%

Typing
▼10%

Microsoft Word
▼10%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 26%
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