Average Receptionist Hourly Pay

$13.69
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$10.14
MEDIAN
$13.69
90%
$18.02

The average hourly pay for a Receptionist is $13.69

Hourly Rate
$10 - $18
Bonus
$100 - $2k
Profit Sharing
$200 - $4k
Commission
$16 - $3k
Total Pay
$21k - $39k
Is Average Receptionist Hourly Pay your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
United States (change)
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
EXPLORE BY:

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Receptionists?

What Do Receptionists Do?

Receptionist Tasks
  • Perform administrative support tasks; proofreading, typing, operating calculators, facsimile machine and computers.
  • Operate telephone switchboard to answer, screen, route calls and relays messages.
  • Greet and answer inquiries for general public, customers and visitors; announce and log visitors.
  • Process outgoing mail and receive deliveries.
Find your market worth – how it works:

Job Satisfaction for Receptionist

3.8 out of 5
(1,821)
Highly Satisfied
401Reviews
Based on 1,821 responses, the job of Receptionist has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.79 out of 5. On average, Receptionists are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
95.4%
Male
3.9%
Prefer to self-define
0.7%
This data is based on 4,734 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

50%

Dental

40%

Vision

35%

None

49%