Average Receptionist Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$14.26
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$986
Bonus
$4,650
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The average hourly pay for a Receptionist in Chicago, Illinois is $14.26.
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$10.66
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$14.26
90%
$18.25
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$11 - $18
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$101 - $1,991
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$0 - $4,650
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$23,464 - $40,436
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What Are Popular Skills for Receptionists?

Skills in Office Administration and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry, Phone Support 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 $12.15 based on 14 salaries. An early career Receptionist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.50 based on 88 salaries. A mid-career Receptionist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.00 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Receptionist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.00 based on 34 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.
Employees with Receptionist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 9.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (6.5% more) and Los Angeles, California (2.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (7.4% less), Dallas, Texas (2.2% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 205 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.8%
Early Career
42.9%
Mid Career
19.0%
Experienced
16.6%
Late Career
14.6%