Average Front Desk Receptionist Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for a Front Desk Receptionist in United Kingdom is £17,424.
MEDIAN £17,424
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£13k - £24k
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£14k - £22k

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Job Description for Front Desk Receptionist

Front Desk 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.

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Front Desk Receptionist
Office Manager
Administrative Assistant
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Front Desk Receptionist

Skills in Customer Service, Phone Support, Customer Relations and Data Entry are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Office Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Front Desk Receptionist

An entry-level Front Desk Receptionist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £17,362 based on 23 salaries. An early career Front Desk Receptionist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £17,539 based on 101 salaries. A mid-career Front Desk Receptionist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £19,647 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Front Desk Receptionist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £16,879 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £16,589.
Employees with Front Desk Receptionist in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 29.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Norwich, England: Norfolk (25.5% less), Bristol, England: Bristol (8.2% less) and Brighton, England: East Sussex (3.1% less).

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