Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Receptionist make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$51,561 / yrTotal Pay
$31,596 / yrBase Pay
$19,965 / yrAdditional Pay

$51,561

 / yr
$26K$338K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Receptionist is $51,561 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $31,596 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $19,965 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Receptionist

$51,561 /yr
Receptionist
$47,883 /yr
Senior Receptionist
$51,476 /yr
Lead Receptionist
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Related Job Titles

For Receptionist

Some related job titles are Front Desk Salaries with median pay of $55,966, Front Desk Receptionist Salaries with median pay of $51,030, Medical Receptionist Salaries with median pay of $52,099, Part Time Receptionist Salaries with median pay of $54,460.

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What is the pay outlook for Administrative?

Administrative jobs offer increased opportunities for remote-work, particularly for job-seekers with more than a high school degree and technical skills such as experience in word processing and spreadsheet programs. Job responsibilities include scheduling, report-building and data entry. Administrative jobs are found in every industry and most offer on-the-job training. Salaries are experiencing below average growth due to automation and software.

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Location

Total Pay

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Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Front Desk Receptionist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$18

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Receptionist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$14

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Front Desk Receptionist

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$16

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Front Desk Receptionist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$18

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Receptionist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$14

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Receptionist pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Receptionist is $31,596 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Receptionist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 25883 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Receptionist employees.

The highest salary for a Receptionist in United States is $39,772 per year.

The lowest salary for a Receptionist in United States is $25,101 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Receptionist or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Receptionist.