Average Front Desk Receptionist Hourly Pay

$12.43
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$512
Bonus
$1,200
Commission
$1,224
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The average hourly pay for a Front Desk Receptionist is $12.43.
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$9.28
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$12.43
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$17.22
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$9 - $17
Bonus
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$52 - $16,500
Commission
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What Do Front Desk Receptionists Do?

Job Satisfaction for Front Desk Receptionist

3.8 out of 5
(613)
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The top respondents for the job title Front Desk Receptionist are from the companies Best Western International, Inc., Hampton Inn and Marriott International, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Marriott International, Inc. where the average pay is $13.25. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Best Western International, Inc. and Massage Envy, earning around $10.80 and $10.55, respectively. YMCA pays the lowest at around $8.84. Days Inn and Holiday Inn Express also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $8.85 and $9.25, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Front Desk Receptionists?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Front Desk Receptionists?

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 $11.33 based on 292 salaries. An early career Front Desk Receptionist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.01 based on 1,563 salaries. A mid-career Front Desk Receptionist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.40 based on 498 salaries. An experienced Front Desk Receptionist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.50 based on 464 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
Employees with Front Desk Receptionist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 29.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (20.4% more) and Chicago, Illinois (19.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (9.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,037 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.6%
Early Career
51.5%
Mid Career
16.4%
Experienced
15.3%
Late Career
7.2%