The average salary for a Receptionist is €22,640 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

€18,290 - €29,580
€18K
€23K
€30K
MEDIAN: €22,640
10%
50%
90%
€8.88 - €13.42
€8
€10
€13
MEDIAN: €10.18
10%
50%
90%
€0€29K
Salary €18,290 - €29,580
Bonus €203 - €2,712
Commission €5,087
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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€18,464 - €28,791
  • Country: Ireland
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 286
Hourly Data €0€16
Hourly Rate €8.88 - €13.42
Hourly Tips €0.75
Overtime €12.00
Annual Data €0€28K
Bonus €203 - €2,712
Commission €5,087
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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€18,464 - €28,791
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 272

Job Description for Receptionist

A receptionist is an employee who typically works at a larger company. He or she normally is the first person a visitor or customer may encounter at the site. Receptionists typically screen incoming phone calls, while taking and distributing messages to appropriate parties. They also greet visitors and inform company employees that persons have arrived for meetings or appointments.

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Receptionist Tasks

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

Common Career Paths for Receptionist


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Receptionist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Receptionist

Pay by Experience Level for Receptionist

Pay by Experience for a Receptionist has a positive trend. An entry-level Receptionist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €21,000 based on 311 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Receptionist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €22,000 based on 160 salaries. An experienced Receptionist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €24,000 based on 148 salaries. A Receptionist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €25,000 based on 51 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: €22,059

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Receptionist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Receptionist?

Receptionist in Athlone:
Pros: Working with people on a daily basis, the surroundings I work in.
Cons: People don't see the extra work that comes under my job title.

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Key Stats for Receptionist

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Receptionist Salaries

▲12%

▲8%

▲2%

National Average
€22,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries



Office Administration
▼0%

National Average
€22,000


▼5%


▼11%

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 86%