RECEPTIONIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$28,000
$21,000
Min 10%
$28,000
Median 50%
$37,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Sentara Healthcare
Highest Paying City
Anchorage, AK
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.0 years
How much does a receptionist make?
Receptionists in America make an average salary of $28,098 per year or $13.51 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $37,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $21,000 per year. Professional companies and Health Care companies have the most job opportunities for Receptionists. Alaska, Washington, Hawaii, South Carolina, and California have the highest paying Receptionist jobs. The typical employment in the position spans 2.0 years.

Average Receptionist Salary By Company

If you are a Receptionist, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Receptionists are in Professional companies and Health Care companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Receptionists are Sentara Healthcare and Education Affiliates. Also, companies like PruittHealth and Entercom pay their Receptionists very well.

Average Receptionist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Receptionist in the USA is $28,098 annually or $13.51 hourly. The top city when it comes to Receptionist salaries is Anchorage, AK at $37,023 per year. Even an entry-level Receptionist makes $28,000 per year in Anchorage, AK. The highest earning states when it comes to Receptionist salaries are Alaska, Washington, Hawaii, South Carolina, and California. Illinois, Ohio, Oklahoma, Indiana, and Kansas are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Anchorage, AK
$37,023
2
Richmond, CA
$34,292
3
Reno, NV
$33,702
4
Seattle, WA
$31,626
5
Urban Honolulu, HI
$31,144

Average Receptionist Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Receptionist works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Real Estate companies, Hospitality companies, and Health Care companies pay higher-than-average wages for Receptionists. Salaries for Receptionists in Real Estate companies average $28,669 annually, while Hospitality companies and Health Care companies pay $28,080 and $28,056, respectively. At $27,950, the average salary for Receptionists in the Retail industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Real Estate
$28,669
2
Hospitality
$28,080
3
Health Care
$28,056
4
Professional
$28,036
5
Manufacturing
$27,986

RECENTLY ADDED Receptionist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
10/31/2019
$25,044
Arbor Company
Receptionist
10/31/2019
$27,131
Woodhouse Auto Family
Receptionist
Omaha, NE
10/31/2019
$22,957
Receptionist
New York, NY
10/31/2019
$50,000
10/31/2019
$18,783
Kenneth's Hair Salons & Day Spas-Powell
Receptionist
10/31/2019
$25,044
Keene Roofing Inc.
Receptionist
10/31/2019
$20,870
Terra Staffing Group
Receptionist
10/31/2019
$30,262
Austin, TX
10/30/2019
$31,305
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