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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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Dental Receptionist / Medical Receptionist Are you looking for a new opportunity to build your resume, grow in your career, use your management or dental experience to gain a better paying job? You can be a part of a successful and growing dental organization. Familia Dental has a great opportunity for a dynamic Dental Receptionist/ Medical Receptionist. This highly sought after Receptionist posi...
Company Confidential Oak Brook, IL, 60523
TEMP P/T RECEPTIONIST AND CLERK/SECRETARY Mature person who presents a calm and pleasant appearance as part-time receptionist and part-time clerk/secretary in a small family law office. Position available for two months of 15 hour weeks spread among two to four weekdays each not earlier than 10:00 a.m and not later than 5:00 p.m. in a small Oak Brook law office. Must be able to pleasantly answer p...
Receptionist/Administrative Assistant This position is ideal for the right person looking for the challenge of doing a variety of tasks. Responsibilities would include: Receptionist for a multi-business phone system Accounting that would include accounts receivable, billing, and processing bank deposits The right person must be computer literate and familiar with MS Excel programs, be able to...
Job Purpose: Serves visitors by greeting, welcoming, and directing them appropriately; notifies company personnel of visitor arrival; maintains security and telecommunications system. Accounting and income tax office. Duties: * Welcomes visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries. * Directs visitors by maintaining employee and department directori...
Company Confidential Birmingham, AL
***Energetic front office team is recruiting new members for an extremely busy medical practice. Experience is not required, but enthusiasm and willingness to learn is a must. Full-time entry-level position frequently requiring more than 40 hours per week. Great benefits package including medical and dental insurance, retirement and much more. Opportunity for advancement based on performance for a...
GENERAL DESCRIPTION The Property Management Group (PMG) is an internal business unit established to provide in-house facilities management and support services to the organization. The front desk administrator/receptionist plays a key role in any organization. Prospects, clients, candidates, and other visitors determine a great deal about our company based on their first impression of Sutherland ...
Front desk receptionist needed for busy dermatology practice. Office location in Jupiter. Please send resume directly to ***** or fax to 561-222-2201. Job Purpose: Serves patients by greeting and helping them; scheduling appointments; maintaining records and accounts. Duties: * Welcomes patients and visitors by greeting patients and visitors, in person or on the telephone; answeri...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking a Receptionist - Office Administrator in Temple Terrace, Florida (FL). This is an entry level position. This receptionist position would be the first person that customers/clients would meet. The position would report to the head of HR. There would be some back office duties such as ordering office supplies, tracking employee's PTO, and other data ent...
Job Purpose: Serves visitors by greeting, welcoming, and directing them appropriately; notifies company personnel of visitor arrival; maintains security and telecommunications system. Duties: * Will handle any/all financial transactions for sales/service. * Welcomes visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries. * Directs visitors by maintaining em...
NRT LLC is the nations largest residential real estate brokerage firm. NRT owns and operates companies in more than 45 of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the United States, with more than 720 offices, 45,000 independent sales associates and 4,700 employees. NRT is the subsidiary of Realogy that operates all company-owned real estate brokerage offices under Realogys Coldwell Banker, Coldwell ...
GENERAL SUMMARY: Performs a variety of office administrative support activities for Insurance Services that may include data entry, organization and retrieval, word processing, telephone and counter reception, provision of factual information to visitors, receipt of payments and documents, automated and manual record keeping, department filing as needed, distributing all incoming mail both electr...
Company Information Sypher Law Group, LLC is a growing law firm located in Overland Park, KS dedicated to providing the highest quality legal representation for our clients. Our primary focus is limited to consumer Bankruptcy Law. Job Description We are seeking a dedicated, experienced and hard working individual to fill a full-time Receptionist position. This position will answer multiple line...
Help Wanted for an experienced receptionist in a fast paced office. Please fax resume to: 580-237-2446 This job listing brought to you by The Enid News & Eagle...
Access Clinician (Full - Time) Receptionist (Full - Time) Case Management Specialist (Full - Time) Information & Referral Specialist (Part - Time) Utilization Management Supervisor (Full - Time) Staff Psychiatrist (Full - Time & Part - Time) At Lifeways. See website,, for further details. Cover letters /resumes may be submitted to: Kerry Klee -Tiesman HR Dir...
Company Confidential New York, NY, 10013
Receptionist/Secretary needed for a Real Estate Development Company in Soho. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational skills as well as the ability to work with all levels of personnel. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Provide Administrative support for office staff (copying, faxing, binding, spreadsheets..ect.) Answering Telephones...
Duties: General administrative and clerical support to the team Reception duties including answering phones and directing calls Scheduling conference rooms Meeting, event and training scheduling In-coming & out-going mail Responsible for office supplies and equipment maintenance Additional clerical/project support as required Requirements: Full Fluency including reading and writing in Spa...
Part-Time Freedom Pointe of Minnetonka - 500 Carlson Pkwy. Minnetonka, MN 55305 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that they want while also meet...
We currently have an exciting opportunity in our Arlington, VA office to work directly with our Meeting Planning Team as a Meeting & Events Coordinator/Receptionist. Some of the job responsibilities for this high energy candidate are: Serve as receptionist for the DC office and assist in office projects and responsibilities; Assist organization of meeting details for clients; Provide a full range...
Company Confidential Chesapeake, VA, 23320
Chesapeake real estate firm seeks energetic self-starter as receptionist & admin support. Full time position. Candidate should be proficient in MS Office Systems, multi line phone system, detail oriented, able to work independently with strong administration skills, strong people skills and the ability to multi task are a must. Must be available to work Saturday rotation- possibly 2 times a month....
Overview: BMW of Seattle Cashier/Receptionist Cashier - Receptionist - Automotive Sales BMW of Seattle continues to grow and we are seeking a talented Cashier/Receptionist to join our successful team. BMW of Seattle is one of many Lithia Auto Stores. At Lithia we provide a unique blend of leadership skills with a culture that embodies our core values and the opportunity to work in a professio...

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