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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: Listed as one of the top companies to work at in Washington and we are looking for a Receptionist to represent thier office. Great office atmosphere! We need someone that has an upbeat personality, lots of energy and great customer service skills. Your responsibilities will include answering phones, screen and direct calls. Take and relay messages. Greet people and direct them ...
Job Description: Sharp individual that can multi-task and answer inquiries and provide information to the general public, customers, visitors, and other interested parties regarding activities conducted at establishment and location of departments, offices, and employees within the organization. Duties/Responsibilities: ?Operate telephone switchboard to answer, screen, or forward calls, providi...
HICKORY CONSTRUCTION, INC. now seeking “A” TEAM MEMBERS · Receptionist / Secretary · Commercial and Residential Site Superintendents · Foremen · Trim Carpenters · Apprentices Please Apply Online: hickoryconstruction.com EEOC...
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...
For more than 50 years, HEICO Corporation, a NYSE traded company, has thrived by serving niche segments of the aviation, defense, space and electronics industries by providing innovative and cost-saving products and services. HEICO’s high-energy culture focuses our Team Members’ on providing high quality products and services to our customer base, which is made up of most of the world’s airlines a...
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 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 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...
Accounting Principals is working on a Receptionist/Admin Assistant Job in Minneapolis, MN with a mid-sized financial services company. If you thrive in a fast paced environment and are able to balance multiple priorities and drive towards results, this is a great opportunity to join a company that continues to grow! Responsibilities for the Receptionist/Admin Assistant Job in Minneapolis: •Gener...
Ajilon Professional Staffing is partnering with their client for a 3 month contract Receptionist job for a company located in Seattle, WA. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a minimum of 1 year of receptionist experience. The primary responsibility will be answering incoming phone calls, greeting customers and staff, and managing the front office duties. You will also assist with ke...
Scheduler/ Receptionist in busy office. Must be adept with computers & scheduling multiple staff/tasks. People skills req. Apps at NCD, 419 Talmage Suite I...
About the Job We are looking to fill receptionist positions in our Minneapolis office ASAP! Job duties include: Handling inbound calls Making outbound calls to potential applicants Scheduling applicants for interviews with our office Provide general information to callers No telemarketing, no sales Must be reliable, professional and punctual Experience/ Benefits: Phone experience not nec...
Job Description: Listed as one of the top companies to work at in Bellevue and we are looking for a Front Office Supervisor. Great office atmosphere! We need someone that has an upbeat personality, lots of energy and great customer service skills. Your responsibilities will include answering phones, screen and direct calls. Take and relay messages. Greet people and direct them to correct destin...
Job Description: This Receptionist Position Features: ? High Profile Position ? Professional Environment ? Variety Of Duties ? Great Pay to $33K Immediate need for receptionist seeking a high profile position, professional environment and variety of duties. Desire to learn, ability to multi-task well, creative mindset and "get it done" attitude will be keys to success in this stable and succ...
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...

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Receptionist

Salaries

$16,640.00 - $35,000.00
Typical Salary for Receptionist
(871 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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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