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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...
Provides a professional and positive first point of contact when answering and/or routing questions from callers. Operates an AT&T System 75 telephone console used to answer and direct all incoming calls (+/- 300/day). Greets visitors, determines the nature of visitors’ business and takes appropriate action. Keeps a log of visitors, issues passes for security purposes, and maintains current inf...
Company Confidential Nashville, TN, 37211
Seeking an Administrative Assistant who will provide support to the Regional office. Support of customer service needs to continually represent and uphold the Company standards that continue to secure our Company growth. SUMMARY:  Provide Administrative Support to Directors, Sales Department and Administrative Department.  Accounts Receivable and Collections  Editor or Proof Reading of a Va...
Accounting Assistant/Receptionist D&S Manufacturing, located in Black River Falls, manufactures a broad spectrum of components, assemblies and complete weldments constructed from carbon steel plate as well as aluminum and stainless steel. We have an immediate need for an Accounting Assistant/Receptionist to process accounts payable, analyze weekly cash flow, maintain bank accounts and transfers, a...
Receptionist / Office Manager St. Petersburg Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) seeks experienced/self-motivated Receptionist/Office Manager to handle various administrative duties. Duties include answering phones; scheduling appts; manage mailings; coordination of newsletter; liaison to vendors. Position requires 5 yrs experience; ability to multitask at high level; work in fast paced envi...
Medical Receptionists and Phlebotomist Position Now hiring energetic, dedicated, customer service oriented individuals to fill medical receptionist & phlebotomist positions. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment. Candidate must possess a valid HSD. Plasma industry exp desired but not required. Apply at visit www.bplplasma.com...
Company Confidential COLUMBUS, OH, 43215
Dental Front Desk/Recptionist Northwest side columbus dental practice looking for a full-time front desk/receptionist. Candidate must have some experience. Some knowlede of Eaglesoft is perferred. email resumes to ***** This listing brought to you by The Columbus Dispatch and www.columbusjobs.com/monster....
FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST / OFFICE ASSISTANT Part-Time Washington-Morgan Counties Community Action seeks a part-time Front Desk Receptionist / Office Assistant. The qualified individual will answer all calls to the main office of the Agency, greet clients as they enter, direct them to the appropriate parties based on needed services. Perform other general office duties as required and assigned....
Looking to work for a great company with a great group of people? Look no further. Modis is a leading IT staffing firm, with our Chicago branch located in the heart of the financial district downtown. We are looking to add to our operations team. We need someone who can join an already great team, bring an awesome personality and an exceptional work ethic and make us even better. We are not lookin...
Small/medium sized industrial distributor currently seeking a full time Front Office Receptionist / Billing Clerk. This position reports to the Accounting Manager and requires interaction with all individuals within the company. Responsibilities and Duties to include: v Answer and route all incoming telephone calls v Greet guests and visitors v Maintain waiting area, lobby or other public are...
Education Corporation of Americaowns and operates private accredited colleges across the United States as well as via the Internet from our corporate headquarters near Birmingham, Alabama. Our schools serve the needs of thousands of students while giving employers an educated and skilled workforce in the markets where we are located. We provide educational opportunities in business, administrativ...
Description: Responsible for performing the primary functions of a Medical Assistant. Works to facilitate processes with other departments, personnel to coordinate patient care. Rooms patients and maintains accurate and current patient records. Answers phones, schedules patient appointment, and handles referrals. Maintains a pleasant, efficient, and well-organized working environment. Performs du...
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/ RECEPTIONIST F/T. Needed for local Architectural Office. Responsibilities include front office reception, administrative support, cost accounting, and invoicing. Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Word & Excel. Prior exp. in similar, construction related fields is pref'd. Please, send resumes to: dholdsworth@ ksagrouparchitects .com...
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...

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Administrative Career Tools

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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