The average wage for a Receptionist in Chicago, Illinois is $11.60 per hour. A skill in Organizing is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Receptionist in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$24,309 - $40,268
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MEDIAN: $31,892
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Receptionist in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$8.95 - $17.18
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$24,309 - $40,268  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,982  
Total Pay (?
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$19,572 - $38,680  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 161
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.95 - $17.18  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $34.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,982  
   
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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$19,572 - $38,680  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 161
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Pay by Experience Level for Receptionist in Chicago, Illinois
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Receptionist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%
National Average
$29,000

Skills That Affect Receptionist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Billing
up arrow 8%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 7%
Filing
up arrow 3%
Data Entry
up arrow 2%
National Average
$29,000
Phone Support
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Customer Relations
up arrow 9%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 10%
Typing
up arrow 14%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 35 votes.
Gender
Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 32%
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