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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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Company Confidential Houston, TX, 77083
Our Client located in the Highway 6 and Bellaire area is looking for a Receptionist/Customer Service. This is a Direct Hire with a pay rate of $9.00 to $12.00 per hour. Benefits include Health Benefits and Vacation. Hours are Monday through Thursday 9am-6pm and Friday 9am-5pm with a 1 hour lunch daily. Casual dress on Friday. The company will be moving in six months to Highway 6 and I-10 area. Job...
Receptionist - Advanced Position Purpose Generally act as the first point of contact for the office. Attend to visitors and deal with inquiries on the phone, face to face and through eMail. Supply information regarding the organization to the general public, clients and customers. Provide other office administrative support as required. Work under minimum supervision Key Accountabilities - Greet a...
Company Confidential Bellmore, NY, 11710
Receptionist/ Full-time Customer Service Representative POSITION OVERVIEW: Nassau County Landscape Design and Nursery seeks Full-time Receptionist/Customer Service Representative with 1-2 years minimum administrative/customer service skills. Applicant must be a strong multi-tasker, highly organized, self motivated, energetic and a team player. RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: • Answering phones • Custome...
Busy pediatric/orthodontic office in need of receptionist with experience in managing dental systems such as scheduling, insurance , recall systems, web development,etc.retirement program and benefits . Easy doctor to work with. Just busy! Join us!...
StaffSource/ ARG Professional Services is seeking receptionists for several clients in the Knoxville area on either a temporary or temp to hire basis. These individuals will be responsible for daily office administrative tasks and customer service of clients. Job Responsibilities for Receptionist position: - Answer telephone, screen and direct calls - Greet individuals and direct them to correct d...
Global asset management firm in midtown is seeking an administrative receptionist to support their growing technology team by meeting and greeting visitors, managing the conference room schedule and handling various administrative duties. Seeking a proactive, confident individual who possesses the ability to make sound decisions independently. Successful candidate will have a friendly personality...
Are you looking for a Front Desk / Receptionist position in a busy, growing company? The Job: As a Front Desk Coordinator / Receptionist you would: Answer phones and greet visitors. General Office Responsibilities (Phone calls, send out bills, work with spreadsheets, etc.) Assist in customer service and provide support to customers as needed The Company: Large, busy and rapidly construction compan...
ENTRY Level Receptionist / Office Assistant needed for a growing Construction Company. DUTIES Maintain reception area. Answering and screening of all calls. Assist Project and Accounting departments. Organize and maintain filing system. Track office consumables and keep stock of all supplies. Assist with computer and office equipment. Perform other related duties as required. Assist all team membe...
Receptionist/Legal Assistant Hameline & Eccleston an oil and gas law firm has an immediate opening in our Dallas Office for our full-time administrative/legal assistant with experience in oil and gas or real estate. Description: This position handles our incoming phone calls, numerous other clerical and administrative duties as well as assisting attorneys in all phases of document preparation incl...
A rapidly growing, fast paced homebuilder located in the DTC area is recruiting for a receptionist to join our team. This position represents the Company in a professional and courteous manner by ensuring that all callers, visitors, customers, and vendors are greeted professionally and efficiently, and are directed to the appropriate personnel. Front Desk / Lobby Answer phone, screen and direct ca...
Experienced Medical Receptionist needed for busy specialty group practice in Dearborn, MI. This individual is responsible for a wide variety of duties, including, but not limited to: answering busy multiline phone system, scheduling appointments, processing medical records and forms, transcription, patient registration, insurance verification and authorizations, check-in and check-out of our patie...
Friendship Village- Receptionist needed: We are looking for a part-time receptionist. About 20-27 hours a week; second shift on weekdays and first shift on weekends. Working 3 weekends a month. Job descriptions is: To provide maximum service to our residents by rendering prompt, efficient, courteous, and reliable services that will promote good will among Friendship Village and its residents. Appl...
Receptionist/Administrative Assistant needed at a growing international hedge fund. As the first point of contact for visitors and guests, this individual will be responsible for answering phones, screening calls and taking detailed messages. Meet and greet visitors and clients, manage conference rooms and order catering as needed. providing back up administrative support to the administrative sup...
The Receptionist is responsible for the reception and taking care of clients and guests. - Responsible for providing a cordial welcome to clients and guests - Ensures that persons waiting in the client reception area and adjoining rooms feel comfortable and secure. - Sets up and manages client meeting rooms - Is responsible for catering and drinks in client meeting rooms - Is able to provide non-b...
Description: Floors Inc. / Carpet One looking for Admin / Receptionist Entry Level / M-F 9-6. Job Purpose: Serves visitors by greeting, welcoming, and directing them appropriately; notifies company personnel of visitor arrival; maintains security and telecommunications system. Duties: * Welcomes visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries. * Directs v...
Randhurst Animal Hospital is looking for receptionist. Hours include evening and every other Saturdays. Full time position with competitive pay and benefits. Skills/Qualifications: Previous experience in animal hospital preferred but not required.Telephone Skills, Verbal Communication, Professionalism, Customer Focus, Organization,Handles Pressure, Phone Skills,...
Visiting Nurse Association of Boston Position Description Position Title:Receptionist Dept: Fac / Admin Svc Reports To: Manager of Facilities and Administrative Services Grade: E Supervise: N/A Job Code: 893 Purpose of Position: Receives and directs internal and external phone inquiries, takes and distributes messages. Greets visitors to the Agency. Updates telephone directory and personnel listin...
CareersUSA, a leader in the staffing industry with over 33 years of experience, has another job opportunity for you: Our client is seeking an Administrative Assistant / Receptionist in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Earn $13.46 to $15.38 per hour at this full-time, temp-to-hire position. Work 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Job Description: Assess, check, organize, coordinate a...
Description: Position Description: If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work. You will be supporting Preferred Care Partners Medical Group in the Miami office. Capabilities: Ability to manage doctors...
We are working with an established building maintenance company that has an immediate opening for a temp-to-hire Bilingual Receptionist job in the greater Fort Worth area. If you have at least one year experience working as a receptionist or in a front office role and speak and write Spanish fluently then this could be a great opportunity for you! Do you want to look forward to going to work every...
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