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Administrative Receptionist Overview


Receptionists handle a variety of tasks in many different business settings. Positions may range from Medical Receptionists who greet patients and make appointments to Executive Receptionists who work for a corporate officer to complete various administrative tasks. Bilingual Receptionist positions may be important in areas with significant populations of non-English speakers. A prospective Receptionist should have outstanding communication skills as this individual is responsible for providing and recording information in-person and via telephone. Additionally, a candidate for an office position should have excellent computer skills for data entry and research that may be required. A Receptionist should be able to transition quickly between different tasks and needs to be able to handle a fast-paced work environment.

Administrative Receptionist Education Requirements


The minimum education needed for a Receptionist position is typically a high school diploma or equivalent. However, computer training may be important based on the specific requirements for a position. General keyboarding skills are important, and familiarity with word processing and spreadsheet programs may be necessary as well. On-the-job training is often provided to acquaint a newly hired worker with the specific routines and concerns in an office.

Administrative Receptionist Job Market


Statistics indicate that a growth of 14 percent is expected from 2012 to 2022 in employment opportunities for Receptionists. A significant portion of this growth is expected to be generated by the healthcare industry as increasing demands for medical services are experienced. In other industries, the growth of Receptionist opportunities may be significantly slower. This might be partly due to the increasing use of technology to manage communications and scheduling.

Administrative Receptionist Salary


In recent years, the median annual income for receptionists was $25,990 with an average hourly rate of $12.50. Receptionists employed in the healthcare field earned significantly more per hour than those working in personal care services. Dental Receptionists earned an average of $14.67 per hour during this time period. The upper 10 percent of earners in the field averaged more than $18.16 per hour. Approximately one-third of workers in this field are part-time employees.
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Description Are you looking for a new opportunity to build your resume, grow in your career, and be a part of a successful and growing organization? Familia Dental has a great opportunity for a dynamic Dental Receptionist. This highly sought after position is a well-respected role. Familia Development & Management is a leader in the healthcare industry. The success of Familia Development & Manag...
Job Description: Our client is looking for an exceptional career Receptionist to join their stable team. This is a great opportunity for those that really like being the front person of an organization. First person they hear on the phone, first person they see when walking in the door.......... an ambassador of sorts for the company. Ideally they are looking for someone with: at least 6+ years ...
Hiring for a PT 32 hour per week position M-F, 1st shift (must be able to work until 5pm) in Sartell, MN. Duties include: Answering phones - switchboard for 4 different buildings within the same organization. Greeting walk-in visitors. Performing filing and other basic clerical duties. Apply Online to www.manpowerjobs.com...
SUMMARY This position is responsible for greeting company visitors, guests, and vendors and answering incoming calls. This position is expected to possess a full working knowledge of a Definity Communication Console System. This position requires a friendly personality, a clean and neat appearance, and positive attitude. Discretion and integrity are recognized requirements for this position as it...
Receptionist/Administrative Support Select Staffing is partnering with a worldwide leader in vitamins and supplements. This is a great company with a state-of-the art work facility and friendly staff looking for an outstanding receptionist to be the face of their company! Monday-Friday 8am-5pm one hour lunch Possible temp-to-hire for the right fit $13.00-$15.00 Duties include: • Providing i...
Roseland Management Services, L.P. is the premier urban redeveloper of luxury apartments and homes in the Northeast, and we have established a reputation for quality and creativity that has been unmatched in the marketplace. Our continued success is due in large part to the employees of our company. Roseland Management Services encourages employees to think "outside the box", rewarding these effor...
Job Description: Exciting and stable company in Santa Barbara is looking for a front office receptionist to join there team. Company features: *Stability and opportunity for growth *Casual work environment and a work life balance *Excellent benefits including 401K, medical and dental benefits Responsibilities include *Answering phones *Sorting and distributing mail *Light bookkeeping incl...
Busy 4 Physician Retina Practice in Palm Beach Gardens, looking for F/T Receptionist. Minimum of 2 years Medical Experience required. Ophthalmology experience a plus. Excellent benefit package including Medical, 401K, and Profit Sharing. Post here or fax to Lori 561-253-7898....
Description The Medical Receptionist provides support with daily activities of a medical office including greeting patients, telephone coverage, appointment scheduling, patient registration, and patient referrals. This position answers the telephone and either responds to inquiry, directs caller to appropriate personnel, or initiates a triage email for response by medical personnel. Schedules app...
Description The Medical Receptionist will provide support with daily activities of a busy medical office: telephone coverage; appointment scheduling; patient registration; check in/out; enter charges and patient referrals. Greets and directs patients and visitors Answers the phone and responds to inquiries, directs calls, or initiates triage email for medical personnel response Coordinates pa...
Description The Receptionist will provide support with daily activities of a busy cardiology practice including, patient registration/checkout, enter charges, and patient referrals. This position exhibits total commitment to excellent customer service to ensure an outstanding customer experience. Greet and register patients in a prompt, pleasant, and helpful manner. Input and maintain new patien...
Description The Medical Receptionist provides support with daily activities of a medical office including greeting patients, telephone coverage, appointment scheduling, patient registration, and patient referrals. This position answers the telephone and either responds to inquiry, directs caller to appropriate personnel, or initiates a triage email for response by medical personnel. Schedules app...
Description East Memphis Medical Specialists are looking for an experienced Medical Receptionist to help with front desk and filing in the office. Description The Medical Receptionist will provide support with daily activities of a busy medical office: telephone coverage; appointment scheduling; patient registration; check in/out; enter charges and patient referrals. Greets and directs patien...
Description The Medical Receptionist will provide support with daily activities of a busy medical office: telephone coverage; appointment scheduling; patient registration; check in/out; enter charges and patient referrals. Greets and directs patients and visitors Answers the phone and responds to inquiries, directs calls, or initiates triage email for medical personnel response Coordinates pat...
Job Purpose: Friendly, compassionate, detail-oriented person to support front desk in large, busy GI practice Duties: Schedule and confirm appointments Responsible for new patient appointments Answer and screen telephone calls Other receptionist duties as assigned by supervisor Skills/Qualifications: Multi-task, flexible, excellent telephone and customer service skills, organized, professi...
Job Description Job Purpose: Serves visitors by greeting, welcoming, and directing them appropriately; notifies company personnel of visitor arrival; answers incoming phone calls. Duties: * Welcomes visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries. * Directs visitors and phone calls Skills/Qualifications: Phone experience is a MUST Professional and...
America’s Best is a wholly owned subsidiary of National Vision, Inc that currently operates retail optical stores in 28 states and the District of Columbia. With over 370 locations across the country, and forty stores being added annually, America's Best consistently delivers millions of pairs of quality eyeglasses, contact lenses and eye exams to our customers at the low prices America deserves e...
America’s Best is a wholly owned subsidiary of National Vision, Inc that currently operates retail optical stores in 28 states and the District of Columbia. With over 370 locations across the country, and forty stores being added annually, America's Best consistently delivers millions of pairs of quality eyeglasses, contact lenses and eye exams to our customers at the low prices America deserves e...
America’s Best is a wholly owned subsidiary of National Vision, Inc that currently operates retail optical stores in 28 states and the District of Columbia. With over 370 locations across the country, and forty stores being added annually, America's Best consistently delivers millions of pairs of quality eyeglasses, contact lenses and eye exams to our customers at the low prices America deserves e...
America’s Best is a wholly owned subsidiary of National Vision, Inc that currently operates retail optical stores in 28 states and the District of Columbia. With over 370 locations across the country, and forty stores being added annually, America's Best consistently delivers millions of pairs of quality eyeglasses, contact lenses and eye exams to our customers at the low prices America deserves e...

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Receptionist

Salaries

$16,640.00 - $35,000.00
Typical Salary for Receptionist
(871 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
33.6%
High School
24.6%
Bachelor's
20.6%
Associates
12.6%
Vocational
3.2%
Certification
3%
(602 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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