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Receptionist salary in New York, NY

How much does a Receptionist make in New York, NY?

Average base salary

$17.98
arrow up16%
above national average
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a receptionist is $17.98 per hour in New York, NY. 384 salaries reported, updated at August 11, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in New York, NY

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1 to 2 years
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6 to 9 years
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Top companies for Receptionists in New York, NY

  1. First Solar, Inc.
    4.0star
    560 reviews5 salaries reported
    $30.00per hour
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Highest paying cities for Receptionists near New York, NY

  1. New York, NY
    $17.98 per hour
    384 salaries reported
  2. Queens, NY
    $16.25 per hour
    22 salaries reported
  3. Buffalo, NY
    $15.29 per hour
    44 salaries reported
  1. Syracuse, NY
    $15.01 per hour
    30 salaries reported
  2. Ithaca, NY
    $14.16 per hour
    9 salaries reported
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Where can a Receptionist earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Receptionists

Most recommended skill

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 $17.98 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
2012200increase by 200
2013494increase by 147.00%
2014766increase by 55.06%
2015448decrease by 41.51%
2016614increase by 37.05%
2017474decrease by 22.80%
2018489increase by 3.16%
2019568increase by 16.16%

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Top specialties
Dermatology
+10.36%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
215 jobs234
264 jobs305
7 jobs8
664 jobs811
746 jobs1,250
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Most common benefits for Receptionists

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • 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
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Salary satisfaction

Based 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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How much do similar professions get paid in New York, NY?

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Average $21.40 per hour

Customer Service Representative

4,600 job openings

Average $20.08 per hour

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

64 job openings

Average $19.73 per hour

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