Receptionist in Orange, California Salary

How much does a Receptionist make in Orange, CA? A Receptionist in Orange takes home an average of $14.01 per hour. This is 12% higher than the national average for a Receptionist which is $12.40 per hour. Wages for a Receptionist in Orange range from $13.43 per hour to $15.50 per hour. Total Annual Pay, which includes hourly rate for a Receptionist in Orange ranges from $27,939 to $32,240 annually. Job satisfaction is reported as 0 out of 5 stars. In Orange, women make up the majority of the workforce (100 percent). Many report receiving benefits from their employer.

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.


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.

About Orange, California

Orange County, California
67,337 (47.8%)
73,658 (52.2%)
Orange is a city located in Orange County, California. It is approximately 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) north of the county seat, Santa Ana. Orange is unusual in this region because many of the homes in its Old Town District were built prior to 1920. While many other cities in the region demolished such houses in the 1960s, Orange decided to preserve them. The small affluent city of Villa Park is surrounded by the city of Orange. The population was 139,812 as of 2014. Members of the Tongva and Juaneño/Luiseño ethnic group long inhabited this area. After the 1769 expedition of Gaspar de Portolà, an expedition out of San Blas, Nayarit, Mexico, led by Father Junípero Serra, named the area Vallejo de Santa Ana (Valley of Saint Anne). On November 1, 1776, Mission San Juan Capistrano became the area's first permanent European settlement in Alta California, New Spain. In 1801, the Spanish Empire...

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Key Stats for Receptionist

1-4 years

Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries

Data Entry

Customer Service

National Average

Phone Support

Years of Experience

1-4 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
dental benefits
vision benefits
no benefits
None: 100%