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Receptionist or Information Clerk Salary

A Receptionist or Information Clerk earns an average wage of $10.78 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
$19,606 - $40,094
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $28,938
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$8.20 - $14.83
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,606 - $40,094  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,287  
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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$17,920 - $33,663  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.20 - $14.83  
   
Overtime
$8.85 - $22.70  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,287  
   
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).
)
$17,920 - $33,663  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 248
United States (change)

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.

Common Career Paths for Receptionist or Information Clerk


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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.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Receptionist or Information Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$24,000


Skills That Affect Receptionist or Information Clerk Salaries

Phone Support
0%

National Average
$24,000

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Data Entry
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 41%