Receptionist or Information Clerk Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Receptionist or Information Clerk is $10.68 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Receptionist or Information Clerk Total Pay (?
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$18,895 - $38,934
(Median)
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39K
MEDIAN: $28,622
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Receptionist or Information Clerk Total Pay (?
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$8.22 - $14.71
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data

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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$18,895 - $38,934  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,267  
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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$17,825 - $33,850  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 391
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.22 - $14.71  
   
Overtime
$9.91 - $22.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,267  
   
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).
)
$17,825 - $33,850  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 391
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Job Description for Receptionist or Information Clerk

  • Perform administrative support tasks; proofreading, typing, operating calculators, facsimile machine and computers.
  • Operate telephone switchboard to answer, screen, route calls and relays messages.
  • Greet and answer inquiries for general public, customers and visitors; announce and log visitors.
  • Process outgoing mail and receive deliveries.
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Pay by Experience Level for Receptionist or Information Clerk

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

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Experience Affects Receptionist or Information Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$24,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Receptionist or Information Clerk Salaries

National Average
$24,000
Phone Support
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Data Entry
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 13%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 57% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 40%
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