How much does a Receptionist make in the United States?
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
Best-paid skills and qualifications for receptionists
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 $13.56 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%|
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36% of Receptionists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area
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