Entry-Level Receptionist Salary

An Entry-Level Receptionist earns an average wage of $11.67 per hour.

$19,767 - $41,477
$20K
$30K
$41K
MEDIAN: $29,808
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50%
90%

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$9.28 - $15.57
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$12
$16
MEDIAN: $11.92
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$0$41K
Salary $19,767 - $41,477
Bonus $144.95 - $2,476
Profit Sharing $147.95 - $2,915
Commission $96.96 - $3,077
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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$19,437 - $34,749
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 814
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $9.28 - $15.57
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $4.00
Overtime $13.07 - $24.84
Annual Data $0$34K
Bonus $144.95 - $2,476
Commission $96.96 - $3,077
Profit Sharing $147.95 - $2,915
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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$19,437 - $34,749
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5,399

Receptionist Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Receptionist

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $25,321

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

Receptionist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Receptionist in Roslyn:
"Must love people and animals."
Multi function job. Pleasant communication skills. Fast paced environment. Highs and lows working in emergency medicine.

Receptionist in Troy:
"Dead-end job/no raises."
Ask if there is an opportunity for advancement when you interview.

Receptionist in Watertown:
"Customer Service with a smile, try to answer clients quest."
I would say don't worry, just always always be pleasant, don't loose your cool. Smile while you are talking, clients know you like your job. Sometimes I get flustered when there is a lot thrown my way, just keep your cool. Get one thing done at a time, pick the priorities that are more urgent and do those first. If you accidently drop a call and know who it is, when they call back apologize immediately. Don't be afraid to kid around with clients, they really love it, but just know how far to go.

Receptionist in Houston:
Always help the Pateint. With their concerns.

Receptionist in Tampa:
"You can not please everyone."
Learn the different positions within the company, know your role. Step in and help out if you see some one else who needs help but learn to say no as well.

Receptionist in Hagerstown:
"Director of First impressions."
Be your best, do your best.

Receptionist in Minneapolis:
"To be more assertive."
Love people and your job. Respect yourself and others.

Key Stats for Receptionist

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1061 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
14%

Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries



National Average
$25,000


▼1%

Phone Support
▼2%

Data Entry
▼2%

Scheduling
▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼2%

Billing
▼2%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼2%



▼3%

▼3%

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1061 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 49%