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Receptionist Job Overview

Receptionists create the first impression at many types of businesses. They answer phones, transfer calls, take messages, greet visitors or customers, and offer refreshments to guests. In some organizations, they also do administrative tasks such scheduling, typing, copying, filing, handling travel details, restocking kitchen supplies and sorting mail.

Receptionist Job Types

Medical receptionists work in a healthcare setting where they greet patients, collect insurance information and schedule appointments.

Corporate receptionists welcome visitors. They may also book company conference rooms, answer phones and handle secretarial work.

Beauty salon receptionists work at a front desk where they book appointments, greet and direct customers, and collect payments.

A government receptionist’s job often centers on verifying visitors’ identities. They issue temporary identification cards and call officials to let them know they have guests.

Receptionists who work in a transit facility answer passengers’ questions about departures, arrivals and local amenities.

Receptionist Education

You can typically land receptionist work with a high school diploma or GED, followed by on-the-job training. Having experience with word processing and spreadsheets will help you find receptionist employment.

Receptionist Job Market

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts receptionist jobs will grow 24 percent from 2010 to 2020 -- faster than most occupations. While some companies now go without a receptionist, most continue to have a receptionist working the front desk and greeting guests in person. Plenty of new receptionist jobs open up because it’s an entry-level position from which people move up relatively quickly. Most growth in receptionist job opportunities will happen in healthcare settings, including doctors’ and dentists’ offices and elder-care facilities, the BLS says.

Receptionist Salaries

The average receptionist salary was $26,730 in May 2011, according to the BLS. The highest mean salary was earned by receptionists working in dental offices: $30,380.

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Ministry Opportunity April 21, 2014 Position Title: Receptionist/Customer Care Support Full-time 40 hours per week Biblica is seeking a Full-Time Receptionist/Customer Care Support person. He or she will serve Biblica by creating a welcoming atmosphere and performing duties related to presenting Biblica’s ministry. Welcomes visitors and facilitates visit as needed. This is a front line position th...
A TOP construction firm in the Deer Park area is looking for a part time Receptionist. The receptionist handles customer inquiries both in person and on the phone; provides information and assistance to staff and the public according to established procedures. This position is also responsible for computer support, photocopying, filing, mailing and other clerical duties to support office staff mem...
Randstad is looking for very professional, experienced, (2 years), Receptionist/Administrative Assistant to work in the East End of Louisville! - Accept and direct all incoming phone calls in the utmost professional manner - Serve as receptionist for all visitors to the office - Take and deliver accurate and thorough messages - this is of utmost importance - Open and distribute or scan all mail, i...
Receptionist Answering phones Greeting visitors, Signing for packages, Announcements over loud speaker. Indexing in AWF Imaging system. Must be able to work quickly and pick things up quickly. Potential for candidate to become permanent employee. 7:30 to 4:00/ Coverage days 8:00 to 5:00 CST Working hours: 7:30am-4:00pm 8:00am-5:00pm Must have a HS diploma or equivalent Randstad is a world leader i...
Our client, located in the heart of the Financial District is looking for a hardworking and ambitious Receptionist. The ideal Receptionist needs to have basic computer skills, as well a professional, polished demeanor. He/She should be personable and outgoing. Additionally, candidates must have the ability to handle routine phone calls on multi-line phone system while providing excellent service t...
At Hallowell, a Division of List Industries, quality isn't a new concept…It has been our way of life since 1903. All our products are designed & engineered to last a lifetime. No matter what the product is, you can rest assured that our products are user-friendly, environmentally friendly, safe and extremely durable. Everything we create is meticulously crafted with experience & care as we strive...
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An enthusiastic and responsible office assistant/receptionist is needed at a recently expanded beverage company in Bushwick, Brooklyn. This position is the point of initial contact for anyone calling or coming to the office. We are a relatively new company, so there will be many opportunities for growth. Responsibilities include but not limited to: •Responsible for the reception area (open/close/o...
Busy Internal Medicine Practice seeking full time medical receptionist. Min 2 years exp. in a medical practice absolutely required! Must be a great multitasker with focus on patient satisfaction. Duties include, but not limted to, answering phones, scheduling patients, booking diagnostic tests, processing pre certification and referral requests, medical record requests, incoming faxes, verifying p...
Randstad is the second largest staffing company in the country and located between the Manchester and Londonderry Business Districts. Our office is looking to bring on energetic Receptionists who are looking for PART-TIME and FULL-TIME opportunities as well as those who are looking to work strictly temporarily(we have clients who like to have the same fill in Receptionist back every time their ful...
Client is seeking a temp to perm receptionist for their corporate location in Lake Forest, IL. The ideal candidate will provide a professional and polished persona and offer excellent verbal and written communication skills. 2-3 years of direct reception experience is preferred. Individual will be responsible for answering phones and directing calls appropriately, greeting visitors as well as prov...
We have an exciting opportunity for an Executive Receptionist to join a reputable company in Manhasset, NY. We are seeking an upbeat, professional, and eager individual to fulfill a Receptionist position within their team. The ideal candidate would have 3-5 years of experience within an Executive front desk setting. Responsibilities: -Answer telephone, screen and direct calls -Taking and relaying...
We have several Top Clients looking for a Receptionist / Administrative Assistant to be the "Director of First Impressions" for their company! Typical Duties: Respond to incoming company phone calls, transfer to appropriate individual, distribute messages as needed, interacting with customer, distributors and vendor. Create, maintain, verify, copy, scan, fax and/or file electronic and paper docume...
A prestigious company is in need of a professional individual to assist their office with their daily functions. The ideal candidate would have previous office experience with excellent interpersonal skills. The receptionist handles customer inquiries both in person and on the phone, provides information and assistance to staff and the public, and holds responsibility for other clerical duties as...
Country Club Retirement Campus is currently seeking a Weekend Receptionist for our long term care facility located in Dover, OH. Duties include: data entry, filing, answering a multi-line phone, and directing guests as they visit our facility. The ideal candidates will have a strong work ethic, outstanding communication and multitasking skills, and a passion to help our residents. Long-term care e...
Randstad has an immediate opening for an experienced Medical Front Office Receptionist in the East end of Louisville! This position is a direct hire position with a medical procedure office. Hours: 2:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. M-F With some rotating Saturday work $12 an hour to start, with benefits. - Researching patient files, Data Entry - Scheduling and rescheduling appointments - Working with patient...
Our client in Exton, PA is seeking an administrative receptionist to join their busy office on a permanent basis! This is a direct hire opportunity that would interview immediately. Responsibilities of the role include answering phones, greeting incoming guests, customer service over the phone and through email, and inventory management, including processing purchase orders and sales orders. This...
Entry level Receptionist needed for large corporation in Philadelphia area. * This person will be supporting the office-answering incoming calls, etc. * This position is a temp-hire opportunity. Pay starts at $10.00/hour Schedule is 9A-6P M-F Working hours: Weekdays *1-2 years of experience *Good phone skills *Ability to work independently If you are interested in this opportunity, please send you...
Local client, looking for a skilled and seasoned receptionist to work within the operations team. This role has more than receptionist duties, involving operational tasks (includes working in Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Excel). This role is immediate. Hours Monday-Friday, 8am to 5pm and $12 per hour. Client is looking for up-beat, productive, driven individual who is not afraid of new c...
About Helm Management Helm Management is an owner, developer and manager of many properties across New York City as well as internationally with a continually expanding portfolio in New York City. Our employees are our most valuable resource. Helm Management is looking for driven, innovative individuals to who are looking to join a growing company filled with exceptional people. Title: Receptionis...
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