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Best states for a Receptionist

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Do you wonder which states in the U.S. are the best for Receptionists?

If so, we have the full list of best to worst states for Receptionist jobs for you to check out and see if you think it's time to move and start new.

Why move?

Because not all states fare the same when it come to job opportunity and pay.

Although there are abundant Receptionist jobs in America, a large number of them are in the South.

Alaska is the best state in the country for Receptionist jobs, and Alaska has the second-highest median salary in the country.

The median salary for Receptionists in Alaska is $31,952.

Compare that to the median salary in Louisiana of $22,189, which ranked worst for Receptionists, and you can see how your location is important for your career.

If you are currently seeking employment as a Receptionist, you can find open job positions using Zippia's search tools.

The 10 Best States in America For Receptionists in 2019

  1. Alaska
  2. Connecticut
  3. Rhode Island
  4. Washington
  5. Minnesota
  6. Maine
  7. Colorado
  8. Iowa
  9. California
  10. New Hampshire
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  • (240 jobs)
  • (56 jobs)
  • (460 jobs)
  • (382 jobs)
  • (113 jobs)
  • (398 jobs)
  • (279 jobs)
  • (2,174 jobs)
  • (93 jobs)

After looking at the our most recent data, we found that Alaska is the best state for Receptionists.

Here is the list of best states for Receptionist jobs.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Receptionists in 2019

1. Alaska

Total Receptionist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
39 $31,952 $26,000 $38,000 1.41
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Receptionist Jobs in Alaska

2. Connecticut

Total Receptionist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
240 $31,305 $25,000 $37,000 1.25
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Receptionist Jobs in Connecticut

3. Rhode Island

Total Receptionist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
56 $30,160 $24,000 $36,000 1.04
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Receptionist Jobs in Rhode Island

4. Washington

Total Receptionist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
460 $30,541 $25,000 $36,000 1.04
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Receptionist Jobs in Washington

5. Minnesota

Total Receptionist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
382 $29,218 $25,000 $33,000 1.11
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Receptionist Jobs in Minnesota

6. Maine

Total Receptionist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
113 $27,354 $22,000 $33,000 1.88
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Receptionist Jobs in Maine

7. Colorado

Total Receptionist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
398 $29,218 $25,000 $34,000 1.13
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Receptionist Jobs in Colorado

8. Iowa

Total Receptionist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
279 $26,621 $21,000 $32,000 1.45
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Receptionist Jobs in Iowa

9. California

Total Receptionist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,174 $31,305 $26,000 $37,000 1.11
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Receptionist Jobs in California

10. New Hampshire

Total Receptionist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
93 $27,965 $23,000 $33,000 0.99
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Receptionist Jobs in New Hampshire

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Receptionist

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

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