A Receptionist earns an average salary of £15,961 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Telephony is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

£11,167 - £22,927
£11K
£16K
£23K
MEDIAN: £16,076
10%
50%
90%
£6.65 - £9.36
£6
£7
£9
MEDIAN: £7.57
10%
50%
90%
£0£22K
Salary £11,167 - £22,927
Bonus £103.65 - £2,327
Profit Sharing £475.00
Commission £420.00
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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£12,297 - £21,272
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 703
Hourly Data £0£12
Hourly Rate £6.65 - £9.36
Hourly Tips £0.08 - £2.34
Overtime £3.80 - £12.64
Annual Data £0£21K
Bonus £103.65 - £2,327
Commission £420.00
Profit Sharing £475.00
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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£12,297 - £21,272
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 602

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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 ₤15,000 based on 902 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 ₤16,000 based on 300 salaries. An experienced Receptionist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤17,000 based on 238 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 ₤17,000 based on 103 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £15,967

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Receptionist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Receptionist?

Receptionist in Perth:
"Ok."
Pros: Animals. Staff are great. Fun place to work.
Cons: Salary is rubbish for the amount of responsibility.

Receptionist in Sheffield:
"Receptionist assistant PA."
Pros: I like that I work alone and still socialise with everyone in my company when they pass through reception.
Cons: I often get forgotten about and overlooked.

Receptionist in London:
"Pleasant to work with and efficient in a timely manner."
Pros: I like the interaction with the customers. Seeing them happy with the service provided in order to furnish a great experience.
Cons: Rude customers most likely. Being a complains desk sometimes.

Receptionist in Birmingham:
"Review."
Pros: Working with the public.
Cons: Used as a general dogs body,

Receptionist in Shrewsbury:
"Stressful."
Pros: I get along well with my colleagues. It is rewarding to receive praise from members.
Cons: Boss that usually pays me late and speaks to me in a patronising way. I sometimes have to deal with difficult customers and I'm the only one here.

Receptionist in Deal:
"Very Stressful."
Pros: Helping People.
Cons: Work Alone during busy periods.

Receptionist in Macclesfield:
"Busy relaxed and stressfull."
Pros: Helping customers relaxed office dress code mixed sex co workers.
Cons: No continuity in work load changing targets and shorter time limits to complete tasks.

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Key Stats for Receptionist

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Receptionist Salaries

▲7%

▲6%

▲1%

National Average
₤16,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries

Telephony
▲19%

Cash Handling
▲2%

Payroll Administration
▲2%

National Average
₤16,000



Customer Service
▼2%

Office Administration
▼2%

▼3%

Switchboard
▼4%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼10%

Organizing
▼15%

Receptionist
▼19%

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 76%
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