Receptionist salary in United States
How much does a Receptionist make in the United States?
Average base salary
The average salary for a receptionist is $15.17 per hour in the United States. 38.4k salaries reported, updated at August 11, 2022.
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
|Years of experience||Per hour|
|Less than 1 year|
|1 to 2 years|
|3 to 5 years|
|6 to 9 years|
|More than 10 years|
Top companies for Receptionists in United States
Highest paying cities for Receptionists in United States
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Receptionists
Medical Collectionearn +9.11% more
The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 16.16% since 2018. Receptionists with this skill earn +9.11% more than the average base salary, which is $15.17 per hour.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this skill||Change from previous year|
|2012||200||increase by 200|
|2013||494||increase by 147.00%|
|2014||766||increase by 55.06%|
|2015||448||decrease by 41.51%|
|2016||614||increase by 37.05%|
|2017||474||decrease by 22.80%|
|2018||489||increase by 3.16%|
|2019||568||increase by 16.16%|
Most common benefits for Receptionists
- 401(k) matching
- AD&D insurance
- Commuter assistance
- Continuing education credits
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Employee discount
- Flexible schedule
- Flexible spending account
- Free parking
- Health insurance
- Health savings account
- Life insurance
- Opportunities for advancement
- Paid sick time
- Paid time off
- Paid training
- Parental leave
- Prescription drug insurance
- Professional development assistance
- Profit sharing
- Referral program
- Retirement plan
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision insurance
- Wellness program
Salary satisfactionBased on 57,402 ratings
36% of Receptionists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.
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Common questions about salaries for a Receptionist
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