A Receptionist or Information Clerk earns an average wage of $12.15 per hour.

$15,456 - $34,650
(Median)
$15K
$28K
$35K
MEDIAN: $27,600
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50%
90%

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$8.94 - $16.03
(Median)
$8
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$15,456 - $34,650  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
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).
)
$18,684 - $33,808  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.94 - $16.03  
   
Overtime
$19.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
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).
)
$18,684 - $33,808  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 96
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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

Mid-Career
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Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$26,000


Skills That Affect Receptionist or Information Clerk Salaries

Phone Support
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

National Average
$26,000

Data Entry
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
medical benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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