Average Receptionist Hourly Pay in United Kingdom

£8.19
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
£492
Bonus
£330
Commission
£500
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Receptionist in United Kingdom is £8.19.
10%
£7.13
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£8.19
90%
£9.97
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Hourly Rate
£7 - £10
Bonus
£98 - £2,494
Profit Sharing
£400 - £1,000
Commission
£50 - £1,021
Total Pay
£14,441 - £22,182
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What Do Receptionists Do?

The top respondents for the job title Receptionist are from the companies The National Health Service (NHS), Travelodge Hotels, Inc. and Doctors Surgery. Reported salaries are highest at Hilton Worldwide where the average pay is £8.50. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The National Health Service (NHS) and Doctors Surgery, earning around £8.21 and £8.00, respectively. Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts pays the lowest at around £7.40. Vets4Pets and Travelodge Hotels, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying £7.44 and £7.74, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Receptionists?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Receptionists?

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 £7.87 based on 154 salaries. An early career Receptionist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.05 based on 947 salaries. A mid-career Receptionist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.46 based on 322 salaries. An experienced Receptionist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.58 based on 314 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £9.
Employees with Receptionist in their job title in Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh earn an average of 6.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England (6.5% more) and London, England: London (6.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, England: Birmingham (7.2% less), Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (3.3% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (2.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,931 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.0%
Early Career
49.0%
Mid Career
16.7%
Experienced
16.3%
Late Career
10.0%