The average salary for a Receptionist in India is ₹187,772.
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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. A receptionist must have a variety of useful skills. One of the first is an ability to multitask efficiently, with…Read more
- 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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Popular Skills for Receptionist
Oral / Verbal Communication
Skills in Oral / Verbal Communication, Customer Service and Office Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry and Phone Support.
Pay by Experience Level for Receptionist
An entry-level Receptionist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of ₹167,769 based on 88 salaries. An early career Receptionist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹181,735 based on 233 salaries. A mid-career Receptionist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹214,303 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Receptionist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹240,000 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of ₹326,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Receptionist in their job title in Mumbai, Maharashtra earn an average of 6.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bangalore, Karnataka (4.7% more) and Chennai, Tamil Nadu (4.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Kolkata, West Bengal (4.1% less) and Pune, Maharashtra (2.5% less).
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